EGYPTIAN MYSTICISM

EGYPTIAN, MYSTICISM

  • Roberto Calasso obituary 30 Jul 2021 18:33 The Guardian Roberto Calasso, who has died aged 80, wrote: “A life in which the gods are not invited is not worth living. It will be quieter, but there won’t be any stories.” The Italian writer did not lead a quiet life: he invited the gods back into literature and …
  • From Cézanne to surrealism: Tate unveils 2022 programme 27 Jul 2021 11:55 The Guardian A globe-spanning surrealism survey, a Cornelia Parker retrospective and a blockbuster Cézanne exhibition are the highlights from Tate’s 2022 season, which is promising to “offer fresh perspectives on key figures, movements and subjects in art history”. …
  • How Sun Ra Taught Us to Believe in the Impossible 28 Jun 2021 11:22 The New Yorker When the aliens came for Sun Ra, they explained that he had been selected for his “perfect discipline.” Not every human was fit for space travel, but he, with his expert control over his mind and body, could survive the journey. According to Ra, this …
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark turns 40, and it’s still an unqualified masterpiece 13 Jun 2021 21:34 Arc Technica 170 with 116 posters participating Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) relishes the challenge of stealing a Peruvian fertility idol. Lucasfilm Alfred Molina made his film debut as the treacherous guide, Satipo. Lucasfilm Satipo gets his comeuppance. Lucasfilm …
  • A centuries-old secret society is hanging out in Facebook groups 23 Apr 2021 20:30 Mashable What do you do when you're a centuries-old secret society looking to grow your membership? Make a Facebook group. Centuries ago, Rosicrucians were only able to maintain their society through their ability to be invisible. But over the past several …
  • How Did Rodeo Drive Become the Most Luxe Street in the Area? 13 Apr 2021 02:39 Los Angeles Magazine - California Readers Ask Chris about new museums, a unique bit of In-N-Out architecture, and more For answers to more of your burning questions, visit the Ask Chris archive. Q: How did Rodeo Drive come to be the most luxe street in Los Angeles? A: The road connecting …
  • Liberation from ‘Invisible’ Chains: Recovering Addicts Celebrate Freedom From a Different, but Powerful Form of Slavery 25 Mar 2021 21:51 The Detroit Jewish News Most of us are familiar with the traditional meaning of Passover, a commemoration of the Jews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt. During the holiday, we take part in the seder and refrain from eating leavened foods. For recovering addicts, the holiday takes …
  • ‘Our biggest challenge? Lack of imagination’: the scientists turning the desert green 20 Mar 2021 13:56 The Guardian Flying into Egypt in early February to make the most important presentation of his life, Ties van der Hoeven prepared by listening to the podcast 13 Minutes To The Moon – the story of how Nasa accomplished the lunar landings. The mission he was discussing …
  • This Day in History (January 7) 06 Jan 2021 19:33 Kayhan Today is Thursday; 18th of the Iranian month of Dey 1399 solar hijri; corresponding to 23rd of the Islamic month of Jamadi al-Awwal 1442 lunar hijri; and January 7, 2021, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 519 solar years ago, on this day in 1502 AD, …
  • City lore: How a Trenton native brought Tibetan mysticism to the world 27 Dec 2020 15:05 Community News Lama Kazi Dawa with Walter Evans-Wentz circa 1919. One summer afternoon in the early 20th century a young Trenton man lounging on the banks of the Delaware River had an overwhelming sensation that “this is not the first time I possessed a human body.” …
  • Scholars turn anew to an old question: If Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon, how did he do it? 28 Sep 2020 22:42 The Salt Lake Tribune - Utah Everybody loves a good whodunit, but in the case of the Book of Mormon, the mystery is more like a howhedunit. For more than 190 years, critics of Mormon founder Joseph Smith have tried to find unimpeachable evidence that the former money-digger-turned- …
  • The unique life of butterflies 28 Sep 2020 19:52 Creative Loafing Charlotte - North Carolina Nature has quite an extensive family living together here on earth, from the birds to the bees, flowers, and ALL other living creatures. Today I want to share about the flowers of the sky, butterflies. Born to Fly The transformation from caterpillar to …
  • A Post-Palestine Middle East 15 Sep 2020 14:13 Daily Alert When I was a 14-year-old jihadist wannabe in Cairo in 2003, I didn’t care about Egyptian politics, Arabs, Hosni Mubarak, regional powers, Arab monarchy, Arab republicanism, capitalism, or any of the issues that animate worldly observers of Middle East …
  • 7 ideas for adventurous tours in the Ruse region 23 Aug 2020 03:27 BNR - Radio Bulgaria The region of the Danube riverside town Ruse is a real challenge for adventurous people. How can you spend an unforgettable weekend in this beautiful part of Northeastern Bulgaria? Here are some suggestions: 1.Have a motorboat trip to the Lyulyak island or …
  • COVID-19: Time To Go Madagascar By Festus Adedayo 10 May 2020 16:53 Sahara Reporters Like many other societies in the world, Africa boasts of a past that is ambivalent, a mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly. She had villains, despots, tyrants, developmental leaders and all sorts as rulers. As she had a ruthless hero in leader of the …

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