Notes from a room

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Literary writing and quotes.



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on Oct 29, 2020

“.. I too have a pronounced capacity for metamorphosising myself, which no one notices. How often must I have imitated Max. Yesterday evening on the way home, if I had seen myself from the outside I should have taken myself … Continue rea...

on Oct 21, 2020

It is sufficient to name a “being,” and we mean, in a merely approximate yet portentous thinking, the being of this being. We name being along with it. Being is said along with every word and verbal articulation, if not … Continue r...

on Oct 10, 2020

There were days when I know I spent more than twenty hours in meditation. There were periods of time that lapsed beyond two or three weeks where I know I was well beyond the human endurance when it comes to … Continue reading →...

Om Shanti

on Oct 9, 2020

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Accidie

on Oct 8, 2020

A description of accidie, and the way in which it creeps over the heart of a monk, and the injury it inflicts on the soul. And when this has taken possession of some unhappy soul, it produces dislike of the … Continue reading →...

on Oct 6, 2020

The palm at the end of the mind,Beyond the last thought, risesIn the bronze decor,A gold-feathered birdSings in the palm, without human meaning,Without human feeling, a foreign song.You know then that it is not the reasonThat makes us happy or …...

If we now consider that being conceals itself, indeed that self-concealment belongs to being’s essence, it might seem once again as if being remains completely and necessarily withdrawn from us. But again, it can only seem so. For we lay … Co...