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In the Beginning (was...)

Fun with Fruit

God's Long White Beard

Angel (Parable)

Noah's Ark (a little children's story)

Fastfood Communion

Hot X Bun


Lamb of God (Everything that lives is Holy)

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God watching the Horrorshow

Kali in Bali

The Human Condition

Christian Soldiers

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(All-Electric) Prayer


Prospectus (Retreat Centre for Lonely Hermits)

Garden Buddha: changing seasons (photos)

Mephisto Trading Co.

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Mass in the Mega Mall

Holy Spirit

Whirling Dervishes

Rumi's Urs on Zoom

Epiphany/ Calm in a Teacup

Shining Shinto Shrine

Frozen Zen




Cross?/Damned furious!

God dies in Catholic Country


New Guru
Rainbow Body


Swansong to Duality

Sufi Sox Rock Shock

To Be As One with God (Namur King)

Healing Buddha Empowerment

1000 Armed Chenrezig





Trinity Site, 'the Holy Spirit in a tongue of flame"

Dante & Beatrice gaze upon the Highest Heaven, the Empyrean

Divine Comedy

One of the names of the ONE










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is NOTHING sacred?


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Religions are Fictions,

so why not create your own,

or, better still, stick to the truth of your experience?

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'I believe in angels' ~ ABBA

'I don't believe in Beatles' ~ LENNON

'Don't believe in yourself

Don't deceive with belief' ~ BOWIE

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A - Z



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Some more quotes you might like to consider:

"I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church.

All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit."

(Thomas Paine, Age of Reason)


"Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of the people is the demand for their real happiness. To call on them to give up their illusions about their condition is to call on them to give up a condition that requires illusions. The criticism of religion is, therefore, in embryo, the criticism of that vale of tears of which religion is the halo.

Criticism has plucked the imaginary flowers on the chain not in order that man shall continue to bear that chain without fantasy or consolation, but so that he shall throw off the chain and pluck the living flower. The criticism of religion disillusions man, so that he will think, act, and fashion his reality like a man who has discarded his illusions and regained his senses, so that he will move around himself as his own true sun. Religion is only the illusory sun which revolves around man so long as he does not revolve around himself. "



"You can find things in the traditional religions which are very benign and decent and wonderful and so on, but I mean, the Bible is probably the most genocidal book in the literary canon. The God of the Bible - not only did He order His chosen people to carry out literal genocide - I mean, wipe out every Amalekite to the last man, woman, child, and, you know, donkey and so on, because hundreds of years ago they got in your way when you were trying to cross the desert - not only did He do things like that, but, after all, the God of the Bible was ready to destroy every living creature on earth because some humans irritated Him. That's the story of Noah. I mean, that's beyond genocide - you don't know how to describe this creature. Somebody offended Him, and He was going to destroy every living being on earth? And then He was talked into allowing two of each species to stay alive - that's supposed to be gentle and wonderful."


"Monotheism is the primitive religion which centers human consciousness on Hive Authority. There is One God and His Name is _______ (substitute Hive-Label). If there is only One God then there is no choice, no option, no selection of reality. There is only Submission or Heresy. The word Islam means "submission". The basic posture of Christianity is kneeling. Thy will be done."

      ( Timothy Leary,  The Intelligence Agents)


[The author, an ex-Xtian, erstwhile Existentialist, lapsed Buddhist, who explored Hinduism, sampled Sufism, doubts any 'ism' &  is now an unashamedly Zealous Agnostic (I honestly don't know but I do care) with neo-Shamanic tendencies ~ trance-dance, anyone?]



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"We say God and the imagination are one...

How high that highest candle lights the dark."


(Final Soliloquy of the Interior Paramour,

Wallace Stevens))

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"God is an intelligible sphere - a sphere known to mind, not to the senses -- whose center is everywhere and whose circumference nowhere." - Joseph Campbell, Power of Myth



“All that exists, throughout all time and beyond, is one infinite divine Consciousness, free and blissful, which projects within the field of its awareness a vast multiplicity of apparently differentiated subjects and objects: each object an actualization of a timeless potentiality inherent in the Light of Consciousness, and each subject the same plus a contracted locus of self-awareness. This creation, a divine play, is the result of the natural impulse within Consciousness to express the totality of its self-knowledge in action, an impulse arising from love. The unbounded Light of Consciousness contracts into finite embodied loci of awareness out of its own free will. When those finite subjects then identify with the limited and circumscribed cognitions and circumstances that make up this phase of their existence, instead of identifying with the transindividual overarching pulsation of pure Awareness that is their true nature, they experience what they call “suffering.” To rectify this, some feel an inner urge to take up the path of spiritual gnosis and yogic practice, the purpose of which is to undermine their misidentification and directly reveal within the immediacy of awareness the fact that the divine powers of Consciousness, Bliss, Willing, Knowing, and Acting comprise the totality of individual experience as well—thereby triggering a recognition that one’s real identity is that of the highest Divinity, the Whole in every part. This experiential gnosis is repeated and reinforced through various means until it becomes the nonconceptual ground of every moment of experience, and one’s contracted sense of self and separation from the Whole is finally annihilated in the incandescent radiance of the complete expansion into perfect wholeness. Then one’s perception fully encompasses the reality of a universe dancing ecstatically in the animation of its completely perfect divinity.”

Christopher Wallis: Tantra Illuminated, chapter I, 1 The Philosophy of Nondual Śaiva Tantra

Update: to tell the truth, am currently digging this deeply. What an unsurpassable view. How exquisitely exhilarating. Liberating to say the least.





Here I am at a so-called Taoist Temple (contradiction in terms, considering Krishnamurti quote above?) in the Catholic Philippines, 2015.

Of course, clutching at a cloud, you can't grasp hold of it, anymore than you can the Dao.

(Incidentally, nice Chinese dragons. Another symbolic dragon here. Also, here's a tiger which often accompanies a dragon, representing the union of heaven & earth.)

Photo Credit: my consort, Kay King

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(Sand Mandala, a cosmos created painstakingly grain by minute coloured grain, then, when complete, completely swept away...)


"stedfast rest of all things, firmly stay'd
---- Upon the Pillars of Eternity"

(Spenser: The Faerie Queene)


with this foundation of

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