sufism – YouTube: retracting…and reaffirming a critique

Source: sufism - YouTube I have often been critical of Sufism stretching back to the old Darwiniana and the Gurdjieff Con in its earlier net presence. and way before that. That was fairly low key but suddenly in the context of current culture and an expanded audience blanket denunciations are no longer appropriate. It might … Continue reading sufism – YouTube: retracting…and reaffirming a critique

Reprint, exchange with AC: Deciphering Indian spiritual history, religion, evolution, soul, and the sufis soul secret tradition

An important exchange with AC: deciphering Indian spiritual history, the Sufi soul question: sufism's big secret Original Questions: From: A. C. To: Nemonemini Sent: Thu, Sep 10, 2020 8:30 am Subject: Sv: Sv: Advaita..goofy question of the week: If pace Advaiata the universe is conscious, should it have to mediate to raise its consciousness? (semantic … Continue reading Reprint, exchange with AC: Deciphering Indian spiritual history, religion, evolution, soul, and the sufis soul secret tradition

The Gita As It Was: Rediscovering the Original Bhagavadgita: Sinha, Phulgenda: 9780812690255: Amazon.com: Books

I was astonished to find I had reviewed this book in 2002 https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/RMFH36FE9TI5Y/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=0812690257 John C. Landon 5.0 out of 5 stars A distorted history Reviewed in the United States on January 21, 2002 This invaluable study of the history of the text of the Gita is unfortunately out of print, but a must read for … Continue reading The Gita As It Was: Rediscovering the Original Bhagavadgita: Sinha, Phulgenda: 9780812690255: Amazon.com: Books

Bhagavad Gita wasn’t always India’s defining book. Another text was far more popular globally

he Bhagavad Gita is about dharma. It speaks not only of universal moral duties like justice and sacrifice, but also swadharma, often understood as an individual’s caste duties. The caste references in the Gita, pointed out amongst others by B. R. Ambedkar, made modern Indian nationalists rather uneasy. Source: Bhagavad Gita wasn’t always India’s defining … Continue reading Bhagavad Gita wasn’t always India’s defining book. Another text was far more popular globally