Archive for February, 2009

Rays of consciousness (Ouspensky)

Posted in gurdjieff on February 27, 2009 by ewakening

If the world is a Great Something, possessing the consciousness of itself, so we are rays of that consciousness which is conscious of itself, but unconcious of the whole.

— P.D. Ouspensky, from Tertium Organum


Direct perception (E.J. Gold)

Posted in Uncategorized on February 24, 2009 by ewakening

The disintegration of ordinary perception in favor of direct perception is the chemistry of symbolic reality exploding inside the psyche.

— E.J. Gold, from Autobiography of a Sufi

The whole and the fraction (DFJ)

Posted in Uncategorized on February 20, 2009 by ewakening

Only a fraction of the Whole can pass away in any moment, since only a fraction of the Whole appears in any moment.

— Da Free John, from The Eating Gorilla Comes in Peace

Projecting the universe (Rudhyar)

Posted in Uncategorized on February 3, 2009 by ewakening

Man projects upon the outer universe what he potentially is, yet does not know he is, in order to discover and actualize his innate potential of being. Man collectively “creates” the universe he needs, simply because he needs it in order to operate with maximum efficiency.

— Dane Rudhyar, from The Sun is Also a Star: The Galactic Dimension of Astrology