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Painting

Submitted by admin on Thu, 09/08/2016 - 19:12
Picasso linocut
 Picasso linocut

This is the section about people who mostly make paintings (with a few printmakers). They all seem to have a spiritual perspective, or a level of spiritual realisation.

I'll try them in chronologial order for now !

Rumi

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/15/2016 - 19:21

a cartoon of Rumi Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.

We are born of love; Love is our mother.

Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.

Ideas from Teachers

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/15/2016 - 18:45
Tarab Tulku
Tarab Tulku

Mind, Thought and Energy from Tarab Tulku      

Some time ago, Tarab Tulku give a lecture in Brussels. (on the 11th March, 2002)

I did not make notes, but, from memory, the key aspects of his talk for me were :-

He spoke of the human problem

He spoke of identifying 3 parts of ourselves

Teachers New and Old

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/15/2016 - 18:28
Rumi
Rumi

I am not the type to follow a teacher, but many people like them, so I thought I would add links to the “best ones” – though you can’t review a person like you can for an idea – I only met 4 of these guys, and only spoke to one for more than 2 minutes !

Foucault, sex, discourse

Submitted by admin on Wed, 08/10/2016 - 23:03

photo of Michel FoucaultI am interested in the perspectives of Foucault. In his trilogy “The History of Sexuality”, Penguin Books, London, 1979, Foucault describes several key epochs where culture has changed due to changes in sexuality, which have happened in fairly unusual ways. It is a form of forensic history.

To attempt to summarise about 800 pages in half a page:-