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Quote for Today: Hermann Hesse

We are sun and moon, dear friend; we are sea and land. It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is: each the other’s opposite and complement. 10 more words

Quote For Today

Going Upwards

We are not going in circles, we are going upwards.
The path is a spiral;
we have already climbed many steps.

source: Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha… 9 more words


Audiobook Meets App Meets Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha!

So excited to share the launch of a really cool new platform! I love audiobooks in the way we have come to know them, but this cutting-edge approach combines the best of audiobooks and mobile apps. 144 more words


The Glass Bead Game and Foucault's Pendulum Comparison

The following is a comparison of Umberto Eco’s novel Foucault’s Pendulum and The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse.

Both works themselves are oddly similar to my own projects, in that they deal extensively with the connections between pieces of art that would ordinarily be incomparable. 867 more words


The Glass Bead Game

No permanence is ours; we are a wave
That flows to fit whatever form it finds:
Through night or day, cathedral or the cave
We pass forever, craving form that binds. 480 more words


Bhārata Mā

We continue here our series of texts or essays on different subjects of spiritual interest. The question here is: ‘Why is India so often such a determining factor in our spiritual life?’ Let’s explore it… 300 more words



so many faces
constant turning wheel of life
searching for a smile

Kim M. Russell, 2018

My response to Carpe Diem #1378 Finally … Enlightenment… 44 more words