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Torah and Veda are two ancient sources of spirituality still vibrant today. Torah is conveyed through the sacred language of Hebrew and Veda is conveyed through the sacred language of Sanskrit. The focus here is on meditation, mysticism, philosophy, psychology and the underlying spirituality that has been incorporated into religions, and not as much on the religions themselves. Your comments and posts are welcome.

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Quote of the Week 362 - In the Beginning


There was not then what is nor what is not. There was no sky, and no heaven beyond the sky. What power was there? Where? Who was that power? Was there an abyss of fathomless waters?


There was neither death nor immortality then. No signs were there of night or day. The ONE was breathing by its own power, in deep peace. Only the ONE was; there was nothing beyond.


Darkness was hidden in darkness. The all was fluid and formless. Therein, in the void, by the fire of fervor arose the ONE.


And in the ONE arose love. Love the first seed of soul. The truth of this the sages found in their hearts: seeking in their hearts with wisdom, the sages found that bond of union between being and non-being.


Who knows in truth? Who can tell us whence and how arose this universe? The gods are later than its beginning: who knows therefore whence comes this creation?


Only that god who sees in highest heaven: he only knows whence comes this universe, and whether it was made or uncreated. He only knows, or perhaps he knows not.


--Rig Veda x.129, “Song of Creation”, as appearing in The Translator’s Introduction to the 1962 Edition of The Bhagavad Gita translated by Juan Mascaró

CURRENT TEACHING SESSIONS

There are currently no specific sessions on the horizon, but please check out the following, which is an ongoing activity that may be of interest:


www.meetup.com/Interspiritual-Contemplative-Group










Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Quote of the Week 362 - In the Beginning

There was not then what is nor what is not. There was no sky, and no heaven beyond the sky. What power was there? Where? Who was that power? Was there an abyss of fathomless waters?

There was neither death nor immortality then. No signs were there of night or day. The ONE was breathing by its own power, in deep peace. Only the ONE was; there was nothing beyond.

Darkness was hidden in darkness. The all was fluid and formless. Therein, in the void, by the fire of fervor arose the ONE.

And in the ONE arose love. Love the first seed of soul. The truth of this the sages found in their hearts: seeking in their hearts with wisdom, the sages found that bond of union between being and non-being.

Who knows in truth? Who can tell us whence and how arose this universe? The gods are later than its beginning: who knows therefore whence comes this creation?

Only that god who sees in highest heaven: he only knows whence comes this universe, and whether it was made or uncreated. He only knows, or perhaps he knows not.


--Rig Veda x.129, “Song of Creation”, as appearing in The Translator’s Introduction to the 1962 Edition of The Bhagavad Gita translated by Juan Mascaró

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Quote of the Week 361 - Existential Sweeping Love

Watch, receive, and enjoy as you allow yourself to become aware that the love that is inherent in Reality is bringing you into existence, flowing into you, and sweeping you away, again and again, at each moment.

--Anonymous Sufi Contemplation, conveyed by Sufi scholar and practitioner, Alan Godlas


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Quote of the Week 360 - Love Is Powerful


Love is so powerful that tiny little doses of it are enough to overcome the pain of the worst things life can dish out.

--Rachel Reiland

Quote of the Week 360 - Love Is Powerful


Love is so powerful that tiny little doses of it are enough to overcome the pain of the worst things life can dish out.


--Rachel Reiland