A Bardo Chat with: Hermes, Greek God of Travel, Thievery & Trickery

By |2019-01-25T11:18:26+01:00January 25th, 2019|Blog|

A Bardo Chat with: Hermes, Greek God of Travel, Thievery & Trickery Author (A): Hello there, Hermes. Are you there? Hermes (H): (shuffling noise) Ahoy there. Hermes is indeed here! A: Great, I wasn’t sure if you’d turn up. I heard you are hard to get hold of. H: (laughs) Ah, you’ve been listening to [...]

A Chat with: Sia, Egyptian God of Perception

By |2018-11-13T13:54:56+01:00November 13th, 2018|Blog|

Author (A): Hello Sia Sia (S): Hey. A: Thanks for showing up – much appreciated. S: No worries. We’re always around anyway, in one form or another. Anything on your mind? A: Yes, I was thinking about how life is right now – as I always am! And I was thinking that life is quite [...]

A Bardo Chat with: Aranyani, Hindu Goddess of the Forests

By |2018-11-13T13:51:35+01:00November 13th, 2018|Blog|

  Author (A): Hello Aranyani. Are you there? Aranyani (Ai): (short pause) Hello…hello! A: Hello Aranyani. How are you today? Ai: Today? Why today? I don’t have days like you do.   A: Ah yes, sorry. I was thinking in my own terms of time. It’s a frequent trap!   Ai: That’s okay, we understand. [...]

A Bardo Chat with: Hecate, Greek Goddess of Ghosts

By |2018-01-21T19:09:23+01:00January 21st, 2018|Blog|

Author (A): Hello Hecate Hecate (H): Hello there. A: It seems like these are haunting times we are in. H: What do you mean? A: Well, as I’ve been saying many people are now feeling somewhat lost. We are in a pace of change so rapid, with distractions, contradictions, misinformation, deliberate false information, and so [...]

Cosmic Consciousness & Outer Spaces in Popular Culture

By |2018-01-03T17:55:11+01:00December 2nd, 2017|Blog|

The sacred, the sublime, has always walked amongst the profane. The signs are everywhere, blended into the sidewalks, pulp fictions, and the kitsch trappings of the art world. For iconic sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick, most of the sublime things of his world were disguised as trash that seamlessly slipped into the background of a [...]

Technologies as Transcendence

By |2018-01-03T17:55:11+01:00November 9th, 2017|Blog, Essays|

The spiritual imagination seizes information technology for its own purposes. —Erik Davis, Techgnosis   In much of our thinking, the sacred world is divorced from that of secular technologies. And yet the sacred can be equally at home among our technologies since technology, in some form or another, has always been present alongside humanity—from fireplace [...]

Sacred Heretics

By |2018-01-03T17:55:11+01:00October 13th, 2017|Blog, Essays|

  Every society has a cognitive structure of permissible knowledge that is managed by an elite and forbidden knowledge that is distributed in black or shadow markets by cognitive outlaws, heretics, revolutionaries, or just plain crazies William Irwin Thompson   Our human concepts of truth are always partial, always fragmentary and incomplete, for they are [...]

An Alchemical Wedding ~ the Sacred Marriage of the Masculine and Feminine

By |2018-01-03T17:55:11+01:00July 18th, 2017|Blog, Essays|

O Awaken not the Beauty until the time comes Inscription in Chartres Cathedral   Let’s be honest on the matter – as a dominant species on this planet we haven’t been very nice of late to the feminine. And by the word ‘feminine’ I don’t just mean the woman – or even the body of [...]

Magic Never Died – The Sacred is Still Alive

By |2018-01-03T17:55:14+01:00July 11th, 2017|Blog, Essays|

God is alive, magic is afoot God is alive, magic is afoot God is afoot, magic is alive Alive is afoot, magic never died Leonard Cohen The sense of the sacred does not require any image of the gods. There will be no more gothic cathedrals built to exalt humankind to the heavens; no more [...]

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