Category: Philosophy

Through the Veil 0

Filters & Veils

I don’t know what the accepted technical term is, but I’ve always called it a “filter.” It limits your intake of external stimulus and blocks consciousness of deep undercurrents of thought and self-awareness. It protects...

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Kalki as Collective Consciousness

​Lord Visnu has been persisting in my, and others’, attention lately. His essence seems to be very much in the current. Over the past few days I’ve been finding myself having “eureka” moments about...

Budha (Mercury) & the Tattvas of Mental Operation 0

Budha (Mercury) & the Tattvas of Mental Operation

Prakrti (manifested matter/objective energy) differentiates into antahkarana (the psychic apparatus), indriyas (the senses), and bhutas (matter). Antahkarana as the “psychic,” or information processing mechanism of an individual, consists of three sattvas: the buddhi, ahamkara,...

Order forming from chaos. The Antennae Galaxies. Credit: Hubble. 0

Order & Chaos: Mātṛkā & Mālinī

Mātṛkā & Mālinī Mātṛkā connotes the 50 letters of the Sáṃskṛta alphabet in the regular order. Mātṛkā means the “unknown mother” (i.e., the mother whose mystery is not realized). Mālinī is the one who...