Interconnectivity, the fullness of presence, the inside of God’s face, the yearning force of being, they all characterize our experience of Union.
For some passages in the Zohar, the mysteries of the cherubs are virtually a synonym for unity consciousness.
The Eros of evolution is love. Seen from the outside, it is what Erich Jantsch refers to as “self-organization through self-transcendence.”
The Kabbalists were often referred to as mistaklim or chozim, roughly translated as the Lookers or Seers. To get a handle on what that might mean, just imagine how we feel when someone looks at us with erotic, loving eyes.
In a globally interconnected world, one person acting alone or a small group of ignorant individuals has the ability to literally destroy humanity.
You must embrace all of your light as well as all of your darkness. Any part of me that I split off and reject is in exile.
The third century Babylonian myth masters say it like this: “There are three names in a person’s life. The name his mother and father called him, the name his friends call him, and the name he owns himself.”
The third stage to which Hebrew mysticism invites us–each in our own way–is the experience of unity consciousness as the guiding principle of our lives. This is the final stage on our journey.
Love is a radical redrawing of boundaries and complete revisioning of the whole notion of self-interest. A revisioning is, of course, a deepening of perception.
Practice can change your relationship to emotions, so that instead of being swamped by certain feeling states, you can hold them, contain them, see into their essence, and ultimately, use emotions in the service of your liberation.Many years ago, I walked into the kitchen of my guru’s ashram, and found him shouting at the cooks…
In the ecstasy of the festival the pilgrim reaches the consciousness which moves him to cry out, “If I am here all is here.”
The core intuition of all the great systems of the spirit is that love and eros are captured best by the image of light.