The Pride of Goodness

“It is not so easy to be good. What are you but mere machines until you are free! Should you …

State of Mind

Our moods and mental states are real only as long as we attend to them. So it is not good …

The Overman

Much has been said of the coming of the Overman. The Overman doesn’t evolve; the Overman descends. It was not …

From Present to Presence

The moment is always free due to its nature, like a balloon that tends to fly away. It is the …

Know Thyself

“Just as a mirror takes on the hues of images, so also the abstract Intelligence assumes the different shapes of …

The Last Illusion

At the closing of Mahabharata, seeing his enemies in heaven and his own family in hell Yudhishthira starts shouting at …

Religion & Love

Religion is architecture in time; but what is seen with the eye of form, that is, the forms that constitute …

The Saintly Ass

This creation contains all kinds of creatures, each being the locus of manifestation of certain qualities, qualities that are prefigured …

Metaphysics & Geometry

Metaphysics is the science of the universals; it is the science of essences, i.e. realities that are universal and unchanging,i.e. …

Theosis

The three stages of spiritual path are Katharsis, Theoria, and Theosis: Katharsis is Purification through Abstention. Theoria is Illumination through Contemplation. …

The Paradox of Atheism

The battle of the atheists is not really with religion but with their own understanding, or more precisely misunderstanding, of …

On Self-Surrender

At the heart of all authentic and orthodox spiritual traditions lies the concept of surrender, total surrender to God or …

What is Religion

Of religion we can say that it is akin to an iceberg only whose tip is visible to the common …

Be Not

All doubts are removed, all past and future gone, with one sublime glance of the Solitary One. Pray for the …

Spiritual Practice

I visit my blog less often than I used to. I open the post page to write something because after …

The Bugbear of Literacy

“‘Universal compulsory education, of the type introduced at the end of the 19th century, has not fulfilled expectations by producing …

Sakina

This world is in the imagination of a King sitting on the throne. He wonders “what’s it like to be …

War

War erupts when one goes into another kingdom to erect his own, when the self seeks to claim independence from …