Stairs of Gold – Giorgio Tavaglione

"I would do nothing else but pick flowers, and wander through meadows and gardens, gathering all the beautiful and most coloured my eyes and my spirit could see…but it happened that when I picked the first coloured diamonds, my curiosity flew up and I would “know” and I would “learn”.  And while at first my questions … Continue reading Stairs of Gold – Giorgio Tavaglione

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The Language of the Birds and the Book of Thoth.

  My interest in the esoteric began in earnest when I was studying Egyptology and came across some literature from the Ptolemeic period of Ancient Egypt; stories about one of the sons of Ramesses II, who had lived centuries earlier.  This prince, Khaemwaset, was already a fascinating historical character, as among other major works, he … Continue reading The Language of the Birds and the Book of Thoth.

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The Confusion of Tongues and the Universal Conversation

The Universal Conversation The confusion of tongues (confusio linguarum) is the initial fragmentation of human languages described in the Book of Genesis 11:1–9, as a result of the construction of the Tower of Babel. It is implied that prior to the event, humanity spoke a single language, either identical to or derived from the "Adamic … Continue reading The Confusion of Tongues and the Universal Conversation

Santiago de Compostela – Iacchus and The Green Language of the Camino

Iacchus and The Green Language of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela  ‘Iacchus was the torch bearer of the procession from Eleusis, sometimes regarded as the herald of the 'divine child' of the Goddess, born in the underworld, and sometimes as the child itself.’ Iacchus is an epithet of Dionysus, particularly associated with the Mysteries … Continue reading Santiago de Compostela – Iacchus and The Green Language of the Camino

Conjuring Pan: Julius Meier-Graefe’s darkly beautiful paean to the new currents of art in Europe, 1895-1899. | Recto|Verso

    Conjuring Pan: Julius Meier-Graefe’s darkly beautiful paean to the new currents of art in Europe, 1895-1899. | Recto|Verso. "But above all, it is the unyielding quality of Pan’s graphic work that continues to astound contemporary readers.  Printed in runs of up to 1600 copies, each of the journal’s twenty one fascicles contains several … Continue reading Conjuring Pan: Julius Meier-Graefe’s darkly beautiful paean to the new currents of art in Europe, 1895-1899. | Recto|Verso

Temporal and Eternal, Being and Non-Being – “false” time and “changeless” time in Ancient Egypt

While reading 'A History of Man’s Changing Vision of the Universe' ('The Sleepwalkers') by Arthur Koestler, there was a passage that gave me a "brain itch"; that feeling that something is really familiar, and you know you have definitely come across a similar idea before and you're struggling to remember because it was in a … Continue reading Temporal and Eternal, Being and Non-Being – “false” time and “changeless” time in Ancient Egypt