Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by Werifesterian, 16 July 2017.
Letters from a stoic by seneca, good shit
Monsieur Louis-Ferdinand Céline's Journey
Trioedd Ynys Prydein by Rachel Bromwich at the moment. Try to up my game on Brythonic lore after discovering I descend from the Strathclyde Britons (something I had already suspected based on my surname etymology and surname distribution within Scotland and Northern England.)
Honestly you might think there might be more books about metaphysics or praxis or just general sacred texts from me here, but over the past 8 years or more I've read so many of them that they all sort of blend together and repeat themselves. In this arena I am firmly in the realm of doing rather than reading and I don't think reading further in these areas (or at least intensively) will do much for my own spiritual life and goals.
Ride the Tiger. I want to read Miguel Serrano next. Or maybe something by Carl Jung.
Currently reading two books. Reading through The Lord of the Rings again, and reading a book called The Wisdom of the Middle Ages by Michael K. Kellogg.
Currently I am rereading parts of the excellent Daoist anthology by Thomas Cleary, Vitality, Energy, and Spirit, in particular those sections dealing with "Ancestor Lu", namely Lu Dongbin, legendary founder of neidan or Daoist internal alchemy.
Have two books on the way which will be my next on my reading list, namely Indo-European Sacred Space: Vedic and Roman Cult by Roger D. Woodard and The Mysteries of Stonehenge: Myth and Ritual at the Sacred Centre by Nikolai Tolstoy. The latter seems, based on the table of contents and what I've heard from others, less directly about Stonehenge itself and its origins, constructions, meaning to the Neolithic people, etc. so much as a massive compendium of Brythonic Celtic lore, especially that touching on concepts dealing with an omphalos and how Stonehenge may have been appropriated to that purpose by the Celts.
Tale of Genji
Since I last posted in november, I have read an absolute ton of books. I would STRONGLY recommend "Survive the Economic Collapse: a practical guide" by Piero san Giorgio. It is a reality check that a lot of people need. I needed it, and I have been preparing for it for years already.
Various English poets but I would like to zone in on a Wordsworth biography before returning to auncient poesy.
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