Tuesday, December 27, 2005

can you imagine when love first arose?

In the beginning Love arose,
which was the primal germ cell of the mind.
The Seers, searching in their hearts with wisdom,
discovered the connection of Being in Nonbeing.

A crosswise line cut Being from Nonbeing.
What was described above it, what below?
Bearers of seed there were and mighty forces
thrust from below and forward move above.

-Rig Veda, from "Teachings of the Hindu Mystics

(And thanks to Dan Shimp for reminding me of this one some time ago.)

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