Tag: western mysticism

Hidden Knowledge and Hermeticism

• March 6, 2014 • Comments (0)
Hidden Knowledge and Hermeticism

Christina Oakley Harrington is the founder of Tradewell’s esoteric bookshop in Covent Garden, London; she has a doctorate in Medieval history and is a longstanding practitioner in Wicca.

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Decoding Newton’s Codex

• January 18, 2014 • Comments (1)
Decoding Newton’s Codex

How Newton’s interest in esoteric knowledge and the development of his scientific models could have merged to form a scientific work like that of the Principia?

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Everyone’s Temple

• October 7, 2013 • Comments (1)
Everyone’s Temple

Can the belief that man is made in the image of God mean that our body can be defined as a Temple? A temple dictated by the laws of nature itself?

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Tim Freke Q&A: The Mystery Experience and “Waking up to the Wonder of Life”

• December 8, 2012 • Comments (0)
Tim Freke Q&A: The Mystery Experience and “Waking up to the Wonder of Life”

Tim Freke Q&A By Will Gethin Popularly known as ‘The Stand Up Philosopher’ Tim Freke is a cutting edge explorer of world wisdom, spiritual awakening, humanity and what it means to be truly alive and in love with life. Aged 12, he had a profound spontaneous awakening experience which radically changed his perception of life, […]

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Tim Freke – Critiques of Spirituality

• September 9, 2012 • Comments (5)
Tim Freke - Critiques of Spirituality

In this second excerpt Tim talks about how certain stereotypical ideas related to spirituality and spiritual practices may ultimately get in the way of a spiritual awakening and just put ourselves in impossible and unrealistic situations.

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Tim Freke: Paralogical Thinking

• July 8, 2012 • Comments (4)
Tim Freke: Paralogical Thinking

In this exclusive interview for Life Arts Media, ‘stand-up’ philosopher Tim Freke shares concepts from his latest book ‘The mystery experience’.

In this first excerpt Tim talks about ‘Paralogical Thinking’ – To really explore the depth of life, we need to embrace the fundamentally paradoxical nature of reality, where opposites coexist.

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Enneagram: Enneatypes’ Passions and Virtues

• May 11, 2012 • Comments (0)
Enneagram: Enneatypes' Passions and Virtues

This article is part of a series. Read part 1 , part 2 and part 3 This article is also available in Italian. To classify psychological types, the Enneagram refers to nine basic emotional traits, which are usually associated with the Seven Deadly Sins of  Christian doctrine, plus Deceit and Fear. Such an approach allows […]

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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)
The Wisdom of Shakespeare

There is a wealth of evidence to suggest that the Shakespeare name is a meaningful pseudonym for a ‘secret’ author, who arranged for himself to be masked, or fronted, by a living person bearing a symbolically meaningful name.  Evidence suggests that this was not only deliberately done, but there was a primary motive to this.  […]

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Enneagram: Wings and Linking Lines

• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)
Enneagram: Wings and Linking Lines

This article is part of a series. Read part 1 , part 2 and part 4. This article is also available in Italian and Spanish. The basic personality of an Enneatype can be deeply influenced by the contiguous types, defined as Wings.  Analysing the roles that wings play allow to define more precisely the individual’s […]

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Eternal Knowledge: Earth Energies

• March 23, 2012 • Comments (0)
Eternal Knowledge: Earth Energies

This article is part of a series.  Read the part 1 and the part 2. In recent years there has been increasing interest in ‘earth energies’. For thousands of years, people took great care in the siting of their buildings and their settlements. It is highly likely that the Great Pyramid in Egypt and other […]

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