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 378 - Core Teaching of Buddhism

The core teaching of Buddhism is to help people become less self-centered and learn how to give love to others.

--Lama Surya Dass, as quoted in Spirituality and Health magazine, September/October 2017 issue


I will be making a presentation at the Atlanta Southeast Limmud this Labor Day weekend, with the following title:

Job’s Second Daughters and the Kabbalah of the Unicorn.

There has been much existential hand-wringing discussion over the centuries about the Book of Job. However, there has been little focus on the significance of the concluding verses and his second set of daughters. Come explore these interesting passages and the mystical significance of how one daughter’s name relates to a single-horned creature, sometimes associated with a unicorn.

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Quote of the Week 220 - Nostalgia of the Infinite

I recently viewed an exhibit at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta (borrowed from The Museum of Modern Art in NYC) called “From Picasso to Warhol”. It presented 14 samples of modern artists. One was Giorgio de Chirico, an Italian surrealist. One of his paintings was entitled “Nostalgia of the Infinite”, and that title just tickled me. So here it is.

I might have even liked it better if it was “Nostalgia for the Infinite”, because I see that as a good description for the spiritual yearning we all experience, the longing to reconnect with infinity.

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