Essentially there is a school of thought that teaches that physical existence and drives are somehow profane. Spiritually I tend to follow the sinister or left handed path. It doesn’t make me opposed to the right handed path. I see it as just a recognition of personal nature, not a picking of opposed sides
Ego as a word has a very simple meaning. Mostly it just means self, and they get the backhanded notion that they can achieve self knowledge by denying self. It ‘s like saying “no really, the horse really should push the tons of cart in front of it”.
We can and we can’t choose desires. The truest strongest desires stem from our inner nature.
“Your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you were put on earth to do. With such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.” Virgil
The subject is passion including the much reviled “passions”. They usually speak of them in right hand and left hand paths. One school of thought is that passions are only stumbling blocks preventing peace. The teachings of the right hand path… Seek More
We do have a duty and the motive is love. Interestingly, love is not a passion. It transcends those dynamics. It is a principle that cannot be confined to the inner vortex of passions. Duty. If you understand the word,… Seek More
Thinking gets you where you are, and often gets you stuck and keeps you there. Do your passions arise from thinking? Can you be angry and out of control and be aware that you are angry and out of control?… Seek More
In many schools of thinking being excited about life is frowned upon. It is seen as somehow irresponsible. It is supposedly better to become dead inside and tractable and to pursue only “sensible” things. What in life is sensible? What of… Seek More
We often dilute the bodies wisdom and thus natures wisdom, by deluding ourselves that thought is superior to instinct. That wisdom is something we achieve. That we can gain it by being educated, “smart”. All mysticism and wisdom traditions contradict… Seek More
Certainty, as most people espouse it is fear based, but clarity is not paranoia and we cannot create clarity. We can only see clearly, and that is possible partially in those moments of surrender. We are not the way of the… Seek More
How does a demon go about being spiritual? Demons are spiritual. Darkness is merely the mirror image of light, and much is declared dark from prejudice only. Bad is debatable. The spirit that challenges you to know the truth of… Seek More
The monk is passionate, passionate in ascetic seeking. The zealot is also passionate, passionate in persecution. Some believe the monk is trained to forget his physical humanity, and to focus on the mind and that is not passion but doctrine. I would… Seek More
Action stems from passion. You may passionately believe I am mistaken, and feel powerfully moved to tell me so. The world moves and we move in it. There is a reason they say ask not for whom the bell tolls,… Seek More