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The Book of the Dead...and the end of the road

If I were to title the Bardo Thötröl irreverently, I’d call it “Last Chance Liberation.” Throughout the ritual text, there is a great emphasis on the make-it-or-break-it quality of the limbo period after death. 478 more words

Concentration

"This War of Mine" gives you one command.

WARNING: Spoilers abound, and not just for This War of Mine.

- DAY 0 -

“In modern war … you will die like a dog for no good reason.” 2,578 more words

This War Of Mine

Gregory of Nyssa's On Virginity: Beauty Will Save the World

Continued from here.

According to Gregory of Nyssa, virginity is a sign to us of spiritual detachment, which is itself the restoration of the human creature to a state of order, purity, and peace. 3,443 more words

Pondering And Philosophy

Reclaiming Power

In nearly every nation, people are brought up in a culture of power and struggle. We are taught to put forth effort to subdue our inner nature. 1,023 more words

Politics

24 November ― 2 Qawl

Let us be ready to give our lives, our fortunes, positions, achievements, in order that a new state of existence may be diffused throughout the earth.  466 more words

Bahá'í Calligraphy