Category: Perceptions

Magic that Liberates

The Miraculous: more magical than Harry Potter Human beings seem to have a love and fascination for the magical and miraculous. Look at how many books, TV shows and films have themes of magic and miracles: from Harry Potter to Merlin to Gandalf to Dr. Strange; from Excalibur and Bewitched  to Jumanji and Hocus Pocus….

Self-realized Enlightenment Blues

The Upside of Hopeless Hopelessness  “Hope is for people who can’t see the Truth.” ? Jeff Lindsay, Dexter Is Dead Hopeless hopelessness is one of the great challenges we face. When we come face to face with the realization that the ego-self is powerless and helpless to resolve our suffering or to “get” us wholeness,…

Alchemy & the Philosophers’ Stone

Harry Potter, Russia, The Flash, Getty Research Institute and A. H. Almaas share an interest in alchemy and the philosophers’ stone. Shambhala will be releasing A. H. Almaaas’ eighteenth book, The Alchemy of Freedom: The Philosophers’ Stone and the Secrets of Existence, in late February 2017. A quick search on Google reveals: Harry Potter: The…