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The Mandate of Heaven II

The Toltec I Ching is the first completely new version of the I Ching in modern times. Such was not my intention when I stepped onto this path some 45 years ago.  As dedicated to the classic King Wen version … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice 2012 Oracle

I am in Ithaca, New York, analyzing the Oracle’s answer to the charge I placed before it several hours ago.  It is the evening of the Summer Solstice, 2012, and the Mayan Calendar will turn over for the first time … Continue reading

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2012 Spring Equinox Oracle

The rains have returned to the Pacific Northwest, the morning mists float above the town below.  The dense air dampens sound—and light.  They are gray sounds that climb the hill to my little hermitage, it is gray light that falls … Continue reading

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The Yin and Yang of the Culture War

Those who want war are instruments of ill omen. —Tao Te Ching, trans. Thomas Cleary I went to the Cirque du Soleil’s “Love” performance of The Beatles’ music last week and was struck by the sheer fun of it all. … Continue reading

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Reading the Map of Fate

What my teachers have taught me has been born out by my 40-some years of study:  the I Ching is a system of 64 living symbols that perennially outgrows whatever interpretation as been affixed to it.  Why would the snake … Continue reading

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The Oracle and the War Against Fate

Overview The Unity of all things dwells in an undifferentiated state of living potential.  Neither awake nor asleep nor dreaming, it is the shining awareness everywhere present, the fount of time and eternity.  It is still and silent, utterly at … Continue reading

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