An amazing fairy-tale fantasy novel by Hope Mirrlees from 1926.
Do adult need fairy tale ?
Where is the adventure in the second half of life ?
Can we who banished the fairies with every-day rationality truly live without them ?
By the golden apple of the west, what is fairy fruit ?
Creative force lurks under gentle receptiveness, glowing heaven below this dark earth. A thunder from the deep, overcoming inner shadow, arousing the seeds of spring. // on the 51st diagram พลังสร้างสรรค์ซ่อนเร้น ใต้การโอนอ่อนที่นุ่มนวล แสงสวรรค์อันเรืองรอง ภายในโลกอันดำมืด สายฟ้าจากเบื้องลึก ต้องเอาชนะเงาตน เพื่อเพาะเมล็ดพันธุ์ แห่งฤดูใบไม้ผลิ // แผนภูมิที่ 51
Every time I watch Lord of the Rings, my heart burns with the urge to take a journey to become my better self. Whether Frodo, Aragorn, Gandalf and now… Bilbo. The story is always about taking an adventure that will kill one’s limited self so that the better self could emerge. This time, Bilbo is to […]
One good senior friend at a foundation told me that I’ve not develop myself significantly in the last five years, in fact my performance is worst than five years ago. He said that I’ve lost both my originality and the ability to reimagine the world with naive confidence. I’ve no longer lead with strong new […]
“How then does the bodhisattva enter the gate of nondualism?” Manjushri replied, “To my way of thinking, all dharmas are without words, without explanations, without purport, without cognition, removed from all questions and answers. In this way one may enter the gate of nondualism.” Then Manjushri said to Vimalakirti, “Each of us has given an […]
Interesting quote from the Garland Sutra “All Buddhas know all things are fundamentally nondual, yet they can produce the wisdom capable of awareness and understanding. All Buddhas know all things fundamentally have no forms, yet they can produce the wisdom of understanding all forms. All Buddhas know all things have no birth or extinction, yet […]
Every act is empty; no reality; ordinary people think it’s real; all things, no self-nature, all, completely equal to nothingness. //Garland Sutra , stages of bodhisattva I.e. Ten stages of becoming a Buddha
Just quickly finished reading Von Franz’s accounts on Active Imagination Techniques based on C.G. Jung. Objectives: 1. Learning, hearing, understanding the unconscious content. 2. Influencing unconscious elements. 3. Develop deep relationship with the unconscious in bringing changes in personality much more intensively compared to Dream Analysis method. Cautions: 1. Dangerous , possible neurosis. as Jung […]