Spies too far gone to be spiritual teachers /2009/01/20/spies-too-far-gone-to-be-spiritual-teachers/

Spies too far gone to be spiritual teachers The measure of the man, a spy That Gurdjieff might have been presenting an ancient teaching is entirely possible, but a century later the question is as unclear as ever, the reason we suspect being that everything Gurdjieff said was at best half-truth, if not an outright … Continue reading Spies too far gone to be spiritual teachers /2009/01/20/spies-too-far-gone-to-be-spiritual-teachers/

The measure of the man, a spy /2009/01/18/the-measure-of-the-man-a-spy/

The measure of the man, a spy Comment on the ‘Gurdjieff the spy’ issue: tom wasmuth Gurdjieff was no White Russian. He was a Caucasian Greek, although his sympathies went rather with the Tsar and the old Russian monarchy with all their foibles than with the Bolsheviks whom he considered to be wiseacering Hasnamusian individuals, … Continue reading The measure of the man, a spy /2009/01/18/the-measure-of-the-man-a-spy/

More on ‘Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism’ /2009/01/15/more-on-hinduism-jainism-buddhism/

More on ‘Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism’ Comment from Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism James: It’s a deep and extremely confusing study. The later parts of the Rig Veda seem to contain the ideas of the Upanishads in an embryonic form (monism, panentheism, etc.). It remains unclear whether this was due to internal innovation or whether it was picked … Continue reading More on ‘Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism’ /2009/01/15/more-on-hinduism-jainism-buddhism/

More on Gita:Agehananda Bharati /2009/01/15/more-on-gitaagehananda-bharati/

More on Gita:Agehananda Bharati Comment on Bazaz post mybrainisafleamarket said, Here are some comments about the Bhagavad Gita by an Austrian born Sanskrit scholar and anthropologist, Agehananda Bharati. Bharati eventually became an ordained sanyassi in the Shankara Dasanami Bharti lineage. Prior to that, he had spent 2 to 3 years as a novice in the … Continue reading More on Gita:Agehananda Bharati /2009/01/15/more-on-gitaagehananda-bharati/

Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism /2009/01/12/hinduism-jainism-buddhism/

Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism James comments on Bazaz selections James said, 12.01.09 at 12:07 am · From my own research on the topic, it seems like contemporary “Hinduism” owes much more to Jainism and Buddhism than anything else. I think most scholars now agree that there isn’t much of a continuity between the Vedas and the … Continue reading Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism /2009/01/12/hinduism-jainism-buddhism/