Ursi's Eso Garden
Your Competent Esoteric Guide
Wednesday, 02. November 2005
Exploring the limitless possibilities of the traditional Japanese drum, the taiko, Kodo are forging new directions for a vibrant living art-form.
Kodo - Official Website (English)
Check out: One Earth Tour in Europe (January - March, 2006)
Listen Kodo to "Echoes From The Andes" (full) from the album "Nasca Fantasy" (With Isao Tomita):
Category: Music & Voices |
Hot News or Hoax?
Scientists prove blind people can 'see' with sixth sense by The Scotsman. (English)
The findings suggest "blindsight", which has been observed in blind people whose eyes function normally but who have suffered damage to the brain's visual centre, is a real and not imagined phenomenon.
Witches Work Their Magic in Hurricane Zone - Pagan Rituals Help Some Recover from Katrina by ABC News (English)
"The way pagans can work with energy and clinical magic, in some ways it's similar to prayer," Harris said. "It's the sending of energy with intention."Several witches turned to magic in the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina, as well as in its aftermath.
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Category: News & Stories |
I breathe in the cool incense smoke from the metal brazier,
While thinking about a poem for my dear friend Lu Wa.
My sandalwood-hearted companion spits out plum blossoms of smoke,
Looking like the cloudy fog of the other world.
Perhaps it's the soul of my friend the old mountain man
In the smoke's dense patterns?Kan Po, in memoriam (undated)
Even today, in Japan, there is a strong relationship between nature, incense, poetry, and the human spirit. Japanese Incense by David Oller of Esoterics, LLC. (English)
Historically it is difficult to trace because it has always been largely an esoteric and oral tradition evolving in relation to both religion and medicine.
Check also Incense Making.
Category: Colours & Flavours |
LSD Symposium 2006
Internationales Symposium zum 100. Geburtstag von Albert Hofmann
13. – 15. Januar 2006, Kongresszentrum Basel
LSD - drei Buchstaben veränderten die Welt. Seit dem 19. April 1943, als der Schweizer Chemiker Dr. Albert Hofmann diese psychoaktive Substanz entdeckte, erlebten Millionen Menschen auf der ganzen Welt wundersame Halluzinationen, tiefgreifende psychologische und spirituelle Erfahrungen, erdachten und schufen alternative Gesellschaftsformen, neue Musik und Kunst, erfuhren Heilung von Sucht oder Depression, erhielten nie gekannte Einsichten in das menschliche Bewusstsein.
Freitag, 13. Januar - Von den Pflanzen der Götter zum LSD
Samstag, 14. Januar 2006 - Das ekstatische Abenteuer
Sonntag, 15. Januar 2006 - Neue Dimensionen des Bewusstseins
LSD - three letters that changed the world. Since 19 April 1943, the day Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann discovered this psychoactive substance, millions of people all over the world have experienced a higher reality with profound and psychological insights and spiritual renewal; created innovative social transformation, music, art, and fashion; were healed from addiction and depression; experienced enlightened insights into the human consciousness.
Friday, 13 January - From the Plants of the Gods to LSD
Saturday, 14 January - The Ecstatic Adventure
Sunday, 15 January - New Dimensions of Consciousness
A Great Find!
"The Bicycle Ride" is a whimsical depiction of Dr. Albert Hofmann's discovery of LSD. This cartoon was debuted at the recent "LSD Symposium" held in honor of Albert Hofmann's 100th birthday in Basel, Switzerland.
Animation by David Normal.
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