Saturday, July 29, 2006

Integral minus Veda

Joint venture of two of top minds of our times has shortlisted certain "spiritual lines" in quest of creating "an integral spirituality." The list is appended, but surprisingly, Veda, the fountainhead of all spiritual aspirations is not mentioned.
Marko Rinck Says: July 27th, 2006 at 2:29 pm
  1. Identity- Advaita
  2. Space or emptiness- Buddhists
  3. Pearl/Soul- Sufism, Gnostics, Daoism
  4. Love- Sufism, Christianity
  5. Compassion- Buddhism
  6. Energy- Yoga, Daoism, Kashmir Shaivism
  7. Will- Gurdijeff
  8. Peace- Christianity
  9. Consciousness- Advaita, Yoga
  10. Strength- Shao-lin, Shamanism
  11. Awareness- Buddhism, Krishnamurti
  12. Dynamism and creativity- Shaivism
  13. Knowingness- Gnostics, Ancient Greeks, Jnana Yoga
alan kazlev Says: July 27th, 2006 at 5:57 pm
  1. Interaction with Nature Kingdoms- Neopaganism, Shamanism, some New Age
  2. Interaction with Subtle Realms- Tantra, Hermetic occultism, Shamanism, etc
  3. Pleasure / Ananda- Tantra, Taoist sexual yoga
  4. Transformation of Matter- Lurianic Kabbalah, Aurobindo and the Mother

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