Home Essays Themes in Mircea Eliade's Immersion causes the dissolution of forms.
Eight days previously, he suffered a stroke while reading Emil Cioran 's Exercises of Admiration, and had subsequently lost his speech function.
Gregg February 7th Sacred and Profane Love also known as Venus and The Bride is a famous painting done by an idolized artist during the s named, Titian.
The "profane" space of nonreligious experience can only be divided up geometrically: it has no "qualitative differentiation and, hence, no orientation [is] given by virtue of its inherent structure".
There is an immense difference between the philosophical meaning of the Buddha's broken egg or the roof shattered by the Arhats and the archaic symbolism of passage from earth to heaven along the axis mundi or through the smoke hole.
We refer not only to the esthetic, recreational, or hygienic values attributed to nature, but also to a confused and almost indefinable feeling in which, however, it is possible to recognize the memory of a debased religious experience p Water too plays a symbolic part in human experience and although it has a powerful capability to destroy life, it also reiterates the cosmogonic cycle, especially with the practice of baptism where water renews life.
I would slip into it as into a fragment of time devoid of duration—without beginning, middle, or end.
Myth as the repetition and imitation of divine models allows homo religiosus to 1 remain in the sacred, "hence in reality;" and, 2 sanctify the world.
Tiziano Vecelli, more commonly known as Titian, was a famous painter during the s whose mark in art history has, and will always live on.
He was born around in Cadoe, Italy, to an un-artistic family consisting of lawyers. Yet the fact remains that, among symbols capable of expressing ontological breakthrough and transcendence, both Indian philosophy and Indian mysticism chose this primordial image of shattering the roof.