The Most Sacred Space Within A Sacred Precinct

“We now come to the altar. The greatest magicians are the great altar builders. There are more altars in this world than you can shake a stick at. When humanity first thought to influence events with the aid of supernatural power, altars were created. At one time, they were set in geomantic landscape, paying strict…

The Atmosphere of the Eternal Flame

“The closer the orbit of awareness moves towards the atmosphere of the Eternal Flame of the Atman, the more the individual will be swallowed by the pregnant darkness of the desert.” – Desert Meditations: Gnostic Cartography (A Handbook of Agni Yoga), Anathema Publishing Ltd., 2023

Gnostic Nostalgia – Reflections of a Guitar Icon

I have had such wonderful joy watching the new documentary Randy Rhoads: Reflections of a Guitar Icon. In my youth, the music of Randy Rhoads was extremely inspiring to me. From the age of 11, I would study his style for hours and hours, trying to slow down records or cassette tapes to figure out…

The Bridge Between Bhakti and Jnana

“To know God is to love God. Therefore the path of bhakti and of jnana are same (…) The thought of God is divine favour, is by nature prasad or arul. It is by God’s grace that you think of God.” – Ramana Maharshi. One of the misunderstood aspects of contemporary spirituality is the inability…

Shadows and Light Intermingle

The Aghori is a Primordial Shaman existing in many realms of reality simultaneously. Shadows and Light intermingle manifesting an awareness which sees all beings as sparks of the Divine searching for their Mother. Sri Indra Ram-Das Aghori

The Clouds of Maya

“As one moves closer to uncovering the elemental radiance of Agni, a taste for paradoxical ambiguity awakens. This Rasa spontaneously manifests as the perceptual light of the Mana-Agni melts away the clouds of Maya obscuring the Sacramental Vision.” – Desert Meditations: Gnostic Cartography (A Handbook of Agni Yoga) (Anathema Publishing,2023)

Ambient Bhakti – Agni and Devotional Resonance

“By revering Agni, we create an atmosphere of Ambient Bhakti wherein every act becomes sacramental. Any action undertaken within this atmosphere becomes saturated with a devotional resonance which can purify the awareness of any sectarian obfuscation.” – Desert Meditations: Gnostic Cartography – A Handbook of Agni Yoga (Anathema Publishing, 2023)

Igniting the Sacraments

“The sacred flame of Agni awakens and purifies the Sacramental Libido allowing the alchemical transformation to occur in the body and blood of the celebrant. This in turn ignites the sacraments causing the bread and wine to become cosmic nourishment.” – Desert Meditations: Gnostic Cartography (Coming Soon from Anathema Publishing)

The Mass Becomes An Agni Attractor

“During the Mass, the awakened corporeal form empowered by the Sacramental Vision manifests a mysterious imaginal resonance which unveils the presence of the Holy Sacraments – revealing the Hidden Flame within the bread and wine. The eyes radiate, the hands enkindle, the Mass becomes an Agni Attractor.” – Desert Meditations: Gnostic Cartography (Anathema Publishing, 2023)…