Rolf Diettrich and Gudrun
The attentive reader of the first episodes of Maier files will have noticed that the tale once told by Rolf Dietrich and the history of Otto Maier are filled with powerful themes and images that might provide a clue to the real hidden mystery, among them: the Rose Trail (Troj de Reses), web of woven silk, the knights in the line of Dietrich von Bern, the enchanted windmill, fiancée of the Month of May, the...
Epictetus and how to be free!? Is it a question or an exclamation, a political manifesto or a longing to go native, an aspiration for autonomy or the route to emancipation from bondage? This book presents an ancient Greek philosopher’s take on freedom— freedom construed as living in agreement with nature, owning and ruling oneself, becoming a world citizen, desiring always and only what you are assured of getting— and much more. Epictetus (c. AD...
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The Hidden Wisdom in Arthur’s Grail – In the Celtic sources that are the assumed origin of the Arthurian legends, we are told that the Grail is a cauldron, a symbol both of fertility and immortality. The cauldron was a powerful religious icon of its day. As mentioned earlier in another post, it brought forth marvellous and magical feasts, revitalizing and resurrecting great and powerful armies. According to Gardiner, as he wrote in his book...
Dream
The Delphic idiom: gnothi seauton (“Know thyself”), assigned to Pythagoras, carries an extended history in the Western world. It grew to become popular all through of the teachings of Socrates as well as Plato, along with the query to obtain self-knowledge was, from that point on, much more a challenge of philosophy than of religion. In the religions, Western man made larger attempts to attaining understanding of the characteristics and meaning of the world altogether...
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Paradoxes appear in all shapes and forms. Certain are uncomplicated paradoxes of reasoning with minimal potential for investigation, while others sit atop icebergs of full scale scientific disciplines. Many may be solved by mindful consideration of their hidden assumptions, one or more of them could be faulty. These, strictly stating, really should not be referred to as paradoxes at all, because as soon as a puzzle is solved it stops to be a paradox. “One...
Unveiling the Enigmatic Wisdom: Deciphering the Esoteric Meaning of “Sit laus vobis Qui loculum antiqui cordis In fonte aspicitis. O vas nobile Quod non est pollutum Nec devoratum In saltatione antique spelunce. Et quod non est maceratum In vulneribus antiqui perditoris” In the labyrinthine world of ancient texts and cryptic symbols, there exists a riddle (Hildegard von Bingen) that has tantalized the intellect and stirred the soul for generations. It is a passage that reads:...
In the vast and complex tapestry of Western thought, Julius Evola stands as a singular figure of intellectual prowess and spiritual insight. Born in Rome in 1898, Evola’s life and work spanned the tumultuous twentieth century, during which he made profound contributions to the fields of philosophy, esotericism, and traditionalism. His ideas continue to resonate and inspire today, with his writings remaining as relevant and thought-provoking as ever. One of Evola’s most enduring works is...
Stars
Otto Maier and his theory about waves, reality and time curves are rooted in the works of the men he looked up to, Leibniz and Descartes. In his “First Meditation” (1641), French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes decided he could not be absolutely sure he wasn’t dreaming. Most people would probably disagree with Descartes. You’re not dreaming right now, and you know it because experiences in dreams are different from those in waking life. A...
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