In Greek mythology those specially favoured by the gods entered Elysium, a land of immortal perfection at the end of the Earth, on the banks of the Oceanus.
Discover how awareness, authenticity, self reflection, role-play and non-verbal expression can connect us to a tantalising sense of adventure, joy and the wonder of existence.
Whatever is to be made to fall,
first must be raised.
If you want to become whole,
first let yourself become broken.
If you want to become straight,
first let yourself become twisted.
If you want to become full,
first let yourself become empty.
Without contrast the image is blurred.
Sensing the background: the silence,
the vastness, the emptiness;
the wonder of
reality comes into view.
Nothing to hold, nothing to keep.
Neither possessions, nor loved ones,
nor the body, nor the mind, nor the self.
Clinging is taken away.
Resisting is gone.
Holding is gone. Holding is gone.
Gone, gone, gone beyond.
Gone utterly beyond.