Bilder der Alchemie IV

•March 14, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Otto:

Please go visit this great Art Blog:

http://arkisart.wordpress.com

Originally posted on Art of Arkis:

Der Androgyn oder auch Rebis versinnbildlicht die Vereinigung von Gegensätzen – ein kosmisches Prinzip, das in östlichen wie in westlichen Überlieferungen gerne durch erotische Darstellungen symbolisiert wurde. Vögel, oft blaue Adler, verweisen bei den Alchemisten auf die kontinuierlichen Verflüchtigungen oder Sublimierungen, die im “Werk” stattfinden; hier symbolisiert der aufsteigende Adler, der den Androgyn emporhebt, und die toten Vögel zu seinen Füßen die Verflüchtigung des Festen bzw. die Verfestigung des Flüchtigen. al-4

rebis-2-by-arkis-2010

Rebis by Arkis 2010

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Sangaku – Japanese Sacred Temple Mathematics

•March 7, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Magick is a great subject to investigate. It leads you to a lot of very interesting topics which demand your attention.

Just before Christmas I was in a discussion in an internet Forum about magick, the occult and other secret things. And I was rambling along the lines that there are fairly little secrets around especially knowledge wise and even less if you really start to investigate things. Fremasonry for example,  you should be able to find every little information that the Brethren have, what you do not find is the experience of a well done Ritual. The other guy just stated quite quickly: “Well Sangaku is” and with this he send me of to an interesting intellectual journey.

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The New Seers and the Struggle for the Abstract

•March 6, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Originally posted on toltec artist:

Centerfold of Silence

Centerfold of Silence

The old seers solved a serious problem of the ancient seers building societies that slowly unraveled the mysteries of the universe.  At the same time, they created monolithic agriculture and social structures that began a road to global human dominion and international conflict. Old tribal allegiances slowly evolved into nationalism and ethnic prejudices. Meanwhile specialization split the seers into two generalized groups.  While these two terms can actually be applied to ancient times, reaching back into pre-written history, they clarify the split what occurred during the process of empire building into two broad camps.  These two groups are creators and sustainers.

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Love not War

•March 5, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Also no additional words needed. I think the last two Videos go well together!
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1945 – 1998

•March 3, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Words fail.

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Webpage Found: Rik Garrett

•February 6, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Today I received the Fulgur Newsletter. They have a really cool new Book called “Earth Magic

which features a set of Photographs by the Chicago based Photographer Rick Garrett. As usual I take this as an invitation to
search for the Artists Webpage and here it is:

Rik Garrett 

I like his Art and therefore hereby recommend Book and Artist. Especially the Handmade Books are really cool!

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a Bigger play

•October 28, 2013 • 1 Comment

Originally posted on Whispers of fragrant breeze:

A new challenge everyday
You keep away and delay;
When I act to close the gap
Fate says there is a bigger play. 

Shams al-Din Hafiz

― شمس الدین محمد حافظ /
Shams-al-Din Mohammad Hafez,
(1325 – 1389 )

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