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Death and the Art of Music

Many years ago, aged about sixteen, I found an old cassette tape (those were the days) and put it on for a listen just to see if I could wipe it and reuse it. What I heard nearly blew my … Continue reading

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On Death and Consciousness

Here are some remarks on death and consciousness.  I am a big fan of Erwin Schrodinger so he gets the limelight, but he says nothing different from the others.  The joy of mysticism is that everybody agrees on the main points.  This is the … Continue reading

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Hadrat ‘Abdul-Qadir and the Transcendence of Sorrow

Hadrat ‘Abdul-Qadir al Jilani (b. 470 AH, 1077-78 CE) is usually considered the greatest example of the fact that in Islam to seek knowledge is a sacred obligation for all men and women, from the cradle to the grave. The … Continue reading

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Death, Consciousness and the Upanishads

“‘After death there is no consciousness: this is what I say.’ Thus spake Yahñavalka. But Maitreyi said: ‘In this, good sir, you have thrown me into confusion, in that you say that after death there is no consciousness.’ And Yajnavalka … Continue reading

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