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Plotinus—The Man of the One and Unborn

All Platonic notions reached their Zenith in the teachings of Plotinus (205-270 AD). Philosophy for men like Plotinus was a full-time professional occupation and religious vocation that demanded withdrawal from worldly affairs. He disregarded physical hardships, right up to the … Continue reading

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On Genuine Spiritual Experience

Received an email the other day from a source that I discern is a kindred-spirit. Eric S. Fallick identifies himself as a “Platonist contemplative ascetic, renunciant, eremitical monastic and mystic of many years standing tenuously surviving alone and without support.” … Continue reading

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The One Substance

PART TWO  Selections from:  THE WAN LING RECORD OF THE ZEN MASTER HUANG PO (TUAN CHI) A collection of dialogues, sermons and anecdotes recorded by P’ei Hsiu during his tenure of the prefecture of Wan Ling  1. “Once I put … Continue reading

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