The Ideal

The Ideal, The Goal, Fulfillment, Perfection, Apotheosis The Quintessence, The Supreme, The Ultimate, The Pearl of Great Price, The Holy Grail, The Kingdom of Heaven, The Key to the Mystery, The diamond in the mind, The Jewel in the Lotus, The Philosophers Stone, The Elixir of Life, the consumation of the Magnum Opus The flowering of human consciousness, … More The Ideal


I. There is one God, one Truth, one Reality The transcendent ground of being, All is in God and God is in All. God is that which IS II. There is one Religion There are not hundreds of Religions on the Earth. Religion is the linking back of the individual with the whole.  It is … More ONE

The Fundamental Divide of Science & Religion

(Or, the fundamental split between the methods, directions and place of science and religion) What is the essence of the difference between these two domains?   Science is objective Religion is subjective Science requires distance Religion requires participation, involvement Science is intellectual, an interest Religion is existential, a quest Science a curiosity, maybe even a fascination Religion … More The Fundamental Divide of Science & Religion

The Supreme Science

The science, which teaches arts and handicrafts Is merely science for the gaining of a living; But the science which teaches deliverance from worldly existence, Is not that the true science? Prajñadanda (The Staff of Wisdom) attributed to Nagarjuna There is nothing more difficult to find than ones own self The Supreme Science is the … More The Supreme Science

The Labyrinth of Life

In Greek mythology, the Labyrinth at Knossos was built by the craftsman and artisan Daedalus for King Minos of Crete.  It held the Minotaur, which Theseus killed as he navigated the Labyrinth.  Theseus only escaped because of the skein of thread given to him by Ariadne, whose name in Greek means most holy. The skein … More The Labyrinth of Life