Recondita Armonia | Plácido Domingo

The supreme tranquility of Plácido, when Plácido Domingo sings Recondita armonia. Romanticism never dies in us. . . But our Floria is Sophia. English What subtle harmony of different beauties!Floria, my passionate lover is a brunetteAnd you, unknown beauty,Are framed by fair hairYou have blue eyesTosca has dark eyesThe mysterious artMixes the different beauties together:But Continue reading Recondita Armonia | Plácido Domingo

Jean Varenne on the Reactions to Julius Evola on Buddhism || From ‘Introduction’ to The Doctrine of Awakening

“Let us leave modern men to their ‘truths’ and let us only be concerned about one thing: to keep standing amid a world of ruins.” JULIUS EVOLA JEAN VARENNE’S INTRODUCTION ON JULIUS EVOLA AND BUDDHISM The Doctrine of Awakening: The Attainment of Self-Mastery According to the Earliest Buddhist Texts. —♦— “This reaction to the work Continue reading Jean Varenne on the Reactions to Julius Evola on Buddhism || From ‘Introduction’ to The Doctrine of Awakening

Mario Palmieri on the True Goal of Fascism in relation to the Spiritual: Four Cardinal Points and National Heroism

“Never before, to be sure, had a social and political system advanced such claims upon the inner world of man as this claim of Fascism to determine for him the form of conduct…” MARIO PALMIERI Darkness is upon the land, and there is no hero among the people in the country, and it is because Continue reading Mario Palmieri on the True Goal of Fascism in relation to the Spiritual: Four Cardinal Points and National Heroism

Sex in Occult Philosophy: Suffering, Desire, Sex and its Complications

The Occult Philosophy teaches different notions and ethics, contrary to what is commonly believed in the West, regarding Yoga, Western Occult Tradition, and Western views about Sex in Eastern Philosophy. Sexual activity and pleasure must be sacrificed in the beginning of the progressive evolutionary stages in order to prepare the mental state, and gradually in time Continue reading Sex in Occult Philosophy: Suffering, Desire, Sex and its Complications

Peter Kingsley: The Presocratic Sages who created Western Civilization

Peter Kingsley on the sacred Tradition at the heart of Western Civilization “We can romanticize about the sacred origins of Tibetan Buddhism and South American Shamanic Traditions, and anything, as long as it’s not our own; and that’s apart of this tremendous understanding, this tremendous resistance. (…) and this is one of the paradoxes I Continue reading Peter Kingsley: The Presocratic Sages who created Western Civilization

The Practical Basis of Spiritual Illumination

“To fully define Theosophy, we must consider it under all its aspects. The interior world has not been hidden from all by impenetrable darkness. By that higher intuition acquired by Theosophia — or God-knowledge, which carried the mind from the world of form into that of formless spirit, man has been sometimes enabled in every age Continue reading The Practical Basis of Spiritual Illumination

Alan Watts on American Spiritual Settler Movements: ‘Why America is a Republic and not a Monarchy’

“So, the point is that the ruach is the divine, in the creature, by virtue of which you are sons of, (or of) the nature of God (manifestations of the divine). This discovery is the Gospel, is the good news; but this has been perpetually repressed throughout the history of Western religion; because all Western Continue reading Alan Watts on American Spiritual Settler Movements: ‘Why America is a Republic and not a Monarchy’

Sam Harris dishonesty about Helena Blavatsky in “Waking Up”

Sam Harris mentions Helena P. Blavatsky in the first chapter of Waking Up: Guide on Spirituality without Religion (2014), and he committed a poor mistake, with a very inaccurate, and incompetent account. It is rare for such an author to even mention Blavatsky, but it is unfortunate again, as always, that it is a slight, Continue reading Sam Harris dishonesty about Helena Blavatsky in “Waking Up”