God and Tyranny

In ancient Greece, tyranny was considered an essential social service. The natural world was an unpredictable place, a reality that made citizens unreliable. A tyrant used force of will to ensure that the ambitions of the state were achieved. The method of enforcement was often violence. Advisers were respected according to their success to channeling … Continue reading God and Tyranny

Vajrayana and the Feminine Principle

In analyzing the scriptural transmission of the traditions of Abraham, we can chart a clear growth from historical record (Old Testament) to realization of union with the Divine (New Testament) and finally to psychological understanding (Quran). At each stage, humanity understood the Divine in terms of our receptivity. The Israelites were concerned with survival, Christians … Continue reading Vajrayana and the Feminine Principle