our greatest blessings come to us by way of madness Phaedr. 244a

2012/09/02

Interview with a Parisian hermetic translator

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excerpt:


J.C. I met an ascetic who now lives in Assisi, Italy. He had spent many years in India. On the basis of his experience he advised me that all of western mysticism is a sideshow compared to India. How do you react to such a statement?

M.D. That's a ball of shit. There are great souls everywhere.

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