John Joseph Campbell

“Opportunities to find deeper power within ourselves come when life seems most challenging”  – Joseph Campbell Joseph John Campbell (26 maart 1904 – 30 oktober 1987) was een hoogleraar in de mythologie en schrijver. Daarnaast gaf hij tot vlak voor zijn dood vele lezingen. Het bekendst werd hij als kenner van mythes en vergelijkende godsdienstwetenschap en filosofie van de religie. Hij liet een groot oeuvre achter, dat vele aspecten van menselijk ervaren bestrijkt. Zijn denkwijze … Lees meer

Krishnamurti, Bohm – Breaking the Pattern of Ego-centred Activity

Breaking the Pattern of Ego-centred Activity This very important work offers penetrating dialogues between the great spiritual leader and the renowned physicist that shed light on the fundamental nature of existence. Krishnamurti and David Bohm probe such questions as ‘why has humanity made thought so important in every aspect of life? How does one cleanse the mind of the ‘accumulation … Lees meer

Sri Aurobindo – Evolutionary philosophy

Sri Aurobindo (born Aurobindo Ghose; 15 August 1872 – 5 December 1950) was an Indian nationalist, freedom fighter, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. He joined the Indian movement for freedom from British rule and for a duration became one of its most important leaders, before developing his own vision of human progress and spiritual evolution. Sri Aurobindo synthesized Eastern and … Lees meer

the Dalai Lama – Extract from ‘The Universe in a Single Atom’

“One of the most important philosophical insights in Buddhism comes from what is known as the theory of emptiness. At its heart is the deep recognition that there is a fundamental disparity between the way we perceive the world, including our own experience in it, and the way things actually are. In our day-to-day experience, we tend to relate to … Lees meer