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The Art of Memory 3: Giordano Bruno and the “Symbolic figures”


In the previous post, we drew the guideline of the mnemonic related to magic: substantially, the world is composed of an infinite number of “sensible objects” which represents the shadows of the “real objects” (or archetypes). Recognizing the different shadows … Continue reading

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The Art of Memory 2: Giordano Bruno and the “Shadows”


Let’s continue with some considerations on the “Art of memory”. In the previous post we stated that the archetypes, in their original, essential form, can be “reached” through associative chains and correspondences. For the Renaissance Magus, those archetypes represent the “language” … Continue reading

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The Art of memory 1: The Reflection of the Divine


I would like to begin with a series of posts about the “art of memory”, often referred to as Ars Memoriae, Ars Memorativa and Mnemotechnics. I personally believe it to be a Western form of concentration on an object. Through … Continue reading

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What are the Roots of the Ancient Knowledge?


Facing a traditional teaching on self-development, we’ll perceive immediately that it represents a clear path, and not some, more or less interesting or concrete, subjective insights or subjective points of view of some individuals, but rather a methodical and practical … Continue reading

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Basic Concepts of the Gurdjieff’s Teaching


This essay is an attempt to survey Gurdjieff’s central ideas, locate his sources and to delineate the main reasons for his “Work”, chief methods, as well as to evaluate its place in history and in the present. Gurdjieff’s vison of … Continue reading

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