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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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Super Efforts and Self Development


The concept of effort is misinterpreted in the modern society, but is also important to understand if we want to success in the development of our hidden possibilities.  Even if many persons claim that they make incredible sacrifices in their … Continue reading

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Becoming some other (an Exercise)


Even if this practice seems foregone, it is very useful to understand how to see the things from an other point of view. Also, it is useful to achieve better and compassionate “connection” the other persons. Try it! Think of … Continue reading

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Simple Exercises for your Mind


Count from 1 to 100 and from 100 to 1 as faster as you can. Perform the above exercise, but this time vizualizing the numbers such as you see them sliding on an electronic counter. Count from 1 to 100 … Continue reading

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Thought destroys feeling. How to feel without thinking


Questioner: We know that thought destroys feeling. How to feel without thinking? Jiddu Krishnamurti : We know that rationalization, calculation, bargaining, destroy love. Love is dangerous, for love might lead you to all unpremeditated action. You control it by rationalizing, … Continue reading

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Jiddu Krishnamurti – Right meditation is essential for the purgation of the mind


Jiddu Krishnamurti – He had Practised a number of years what he called meditation; he had followed certain disciplines after reading many books on the subject, and had been to a monastery of some kind where they meditated several hours … Continue reading

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Jiddu Krishnamurti on Occupation of Mind


Jiddu Krishnamurti – It was a narrow street, fairly crowded, but without too much traffic. When a bus or a car passed, one had to go to the very edge, almost into the gutter. There were a few very small … Continue reading

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Awareness and Continuity of Consciousness


Awareness is a part of the extraordinary and single immaterial manifestations in the nature and that can’t be measured and weighed. The mind, evolved through the sensorial and material perceptions can’t perceive something that’s outside the time and space, so … Continue reading

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