Tag Archives: Consciousness Studies

The Round Ark?

* The story of Noah’s Ark is one of the first Biblical Tales that people in the western world hear. Yet the story far pre-dates the compilation of that venerable book. A tablet recently came to light dating back to … Continue reading

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Chief Prince of Pen Rhionydd…

* D: Before Merlin was a soothsayer he was a miraculous child who solved the mystery of Vortigern’s Tower. W: What mystery was that? D: Every time the tower was raised by Vortigern the hill on which it was built … Continue reading

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The Anunnaki…

* The Anunnaki… Cometh! * * …They drinketh the dew of Heaven. * Continue reading at The Silent Eye

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Magic and mystery…

Each year, the Silent Eye holds several events, open to all, where you can come along and meet us, find out what we do and how we work. Our annual Derbyshire workshop is a residential weekend, in which we use … Continue reading

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Contexts: scribes… Stuart France

* With the advent of cuneiform, the Oral Tradition continued to develop alongside ‘written literature’, but the primary purpose of recording stories in writing was not necessarily to supply individual readers with a coherent or connected account of ‘historical’ events. … Continue reading

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Contexts: creation… Stuart France

* ‘In Mesopotamian mythology a Mother Goddess, with the assistance of a God of Wisdom created men out of clay, mixed with the blood of a slain God. The Primeval male and female human beings were not allotted a life-span. … Continue reading

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Religious Syncretism: a proper priest… Stuart France

* … “What are you talking about?” “A question of questions, young Wendolina, the answer to which may serve as a stunning proof of our original assertion.” “Your original assertion, which was posed as a question anyway. And I’m older … Continue reading

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Religious Syncretism: iconotropy… Stuart France

* … “Is he meant to be a giant?” “In the story he is two-thirds divine, one third-man.” “Which doesn’t actually answer my question.” “I don’t know, is he meant to be a giant?” “Ah, I see… Well, if that … Continue reading

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Why Myth? IV… Stuart France

* ‘Gilgamesh is among the greatest things that can ever happen to a person.’ – Rainer Maria Rilke. Those of you with an eagle eye will have realised that next year’s Silent Eye, Spring Workshop has a mythological theme. It … Continue reading

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Why Myth? III ~ Stuart France

* …We do not pretend to be expert in Australian Aboriginal myth. We have probably in our whole life-time to date read only a handful of their stories. We have though spent some time in Australia crossing the country bottom … Continue reading

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