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On Dolores Cannon and the Subconscious

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Snow Cone Diaries entry today on the nature and mechanics of the subconscious mind, linking Dolores Cannon's groundbreaking work with Vedanta and modern Psychology - and ultimately physics. Understand the mechanics and you can appreciate…

On the Nature of Mind (video entry)

What is the nature of mind? What is the nature of thought? Who are we really? Who are you really? These are the questions that lie at the heart of meditation practice. They are beginner ideas, but in their simplicity, and focus, represent…

Entry 09.30.2021: On the Nature of Thought and the Human Form

What's the difference between a yogi and a philosopher? A yogi looks to be enlightened while a philosopher looks to simply understand what it is like to be enlightened. The distinction is between how one perceives the relationship between the…

Homo Mysticus

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But it’s homo mysticus too isn’t it? We are a thinking man, but perhaps at this stage of development a new species has emerged – a mystical Man, who knows his place on Earth but also knows his place in Heaven. This is most certainly…

Songs of the Soul (The Seeker): A Retrospective.

A conversation with Valdez about The Seeker (Songs of the Soul), Theology Reconsidered and some of his new work.

Swami Vivekananda and Yoga: 20th Century Vedānta

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In today's world, you don’t have to go very far, or have too far out a view on the world, in order to be exposed to Yoga.  Yoga is looked upon in the West today primarily as a means to better health, and (primarily) as a means to a better…

Meditation as a Mystical Art: A Bridge Through Time

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Meditation then, in the context of the fairly lengthy discussions and treatment of this specific discipline, or practice, throughout this work (primarily through an Indian theo-philosophical lens) is a fundamentally aspect of, a core component…

The Game of Kings, Kipling, and Ritual: Strange Bedfellows

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What struck Charlie as he dug deeper into the extensive philosophical and metaphysical systems that were created by Plato and even more so by Aristotle was an abandonment of the faith based mythological traditions of their predecessors in lieu…

Theology Reconsidered: An Introduction

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What follows is the Introductory chapter from a newly published, two Volume work entitled Theology Reconsidered.  The book can be purchased from Lambert publishing via their website; Volume I here and Volume II here.   When looking…

What is Vedanta?

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Introduction The ancient Indo-Aryan civilization sprung forth in the Indus valley region in modern day India and Pakistan (to the ancients Eastern Persia), and was the source of the “Vedas”, some of the oldest extant literature of mankind.…