The NSA is recording the audio of every phone call in the Bahamas
and in another country which the article does not name "in response to specific, credible concerns that doing so could lead to increased violence."
Composer Sir John Tavener has died.
Most recently and popularly known for "Song for Athene," performed at the conclusion of Princess Diana's funeral
, and for Funeral Canticle
which was featured in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life
. His life and work was devoted to music as a search for deeply spiritual expression, having converted to Eastern Orthodoxy in 1977. In his last interview
he discussed how he had begun to turn again to some of the Western music he'd previously shunned, and turned his spiritual thoughts to other traditions as well. (What he called the "supreme achievement" of his life, the eight hour long all-night vigil The Veil of the Temple
contains Sufi, Buddhist and Hindu texts as well as Orthodox Christian.) [more inside]
Crazy Horse’s actual quote translates into English follows:
“To day is a good day to die for all the things of my life are present." [more inside]
After Kwai Chung Caine and the Phantom - The Sadhu
- the story of one man'
s choice between his spiritual oath and his human instincts. Brought to you
by Virgin Comics. PDF of first issue
Don Justo's self built Cathedral
This is no "model" cathedral
and he is neither a qualified architect, nor engineer, nor bricklayer -- he is a farmer, ex monk and his vision. "metaphoric learnings for contemporary alternative initiatives