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CELTIC-L  December 1996

CELTIC-L December 1996

Subject:

Re: "...Rudra on HIS Wheel..."

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D Norden <[log in to unmask]>

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Tue, 10 Dec 1996 08:42:32 -0800

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> To:             CELTIC-L@INTERNET [log in to unmask]
> From:           PWAGNER@INTERNET (Paul Wagner) [log in to unmask]
> Send reply to:  CELTIC-L@INTERNET (CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List.) [log in to unmask]
> Subject:        Re: "...Rudra on HIS Wheel..."
> Date sent:      10-Dec-1996 14:50:24

> Can I just take a quick vote on the list: does anybody actually READ
> this stuff??
>
I, for one, do not.

Dilionn

>
>
> > Date sent:      Tue, 10 Dec 1996 03:00:09 -0000
> > Send reply to:  "CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List." <[log in to unmask]>
> > From:           Rudra Mac Cuhmaill <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject:        "...Rudra on HIS Wheel..."
> > To:             [log in to unmask]
>
> > --Most astounding to behold is the sudden *rash* of interest to which my
> > colleagues are being subjected whether here in Dharamsala, India, or in
> > Thailand or Burma or Hosakawa's Japan, etc., regarding "who I am..."
> >
> >      Having just returned from an intensive retreat I, of course, was most
> > amazed at this "who is rudra mac chumaill" business about which I just assumed
> > the list was *joking* before  (The first clue indeed is that I be a he, but no
> > *heebie-jeebie* nor *hee-haw* either; the second is my *given* title here,
> > White Celt, White Celt of the Clear Light Bardo...)
> >
> >      Since one of my esteemed *elders* has already blabber-mouthed my *trade
> > secret* on how I get my "isolated" hands on so many new books, I will relay the
> > tale...You see, His Holiness *the* Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, who would like to
> > take this moment to remind the followers of Cow-Mad Boudicea, Herr Jane
> > Fonda,a.k.a., "Operation Bootsie" of the C.I.A. as their "star-fink outta Santa
> > Monica," that, not only is it "not nice to try and murder the Dalia Lama" (for
> > which she's had her refuge and all other "vows" permanently severed), but too
> > as a thief of our Lord of the Mystic Dagger sutras a "bounty" has been
> > established "just for Janie-poo and all her foolish widdle girlsies"...; you
> > see, poor Tenzin the Dalai Lama has been in a most *embittered* mood *these
> > days* and has taken to putting the advance copies of books he is sent seeking
> > "one endorsement after another" by those "editors"
> > straight-outta-the-Roman-Arena-of-Olde, who privately laugh and laugh and laugh
> > at how something billing itself as the "Central Schtupidity Agency," according
> > to its Internet "Web Site," along with the Dept. of Injustice's reincarnation
> > of "Inge of Buchenwald," the High Wicca Dyke Priestess at Bergen-Belsen, where
> > all the "little pretties" like Anne Frank were tortured and turned into
> > something more "useful," like human-skin-lampshades, "together again" have
> > "traded on the poor man's kindness" to the point where he has no *credibility*
> > left in the world, i.e., the way having been paved to further *steamroller*
> > us...a situation leaving Tenzin the Dalai Lama to wander about, as if the Ghost
> > of Hamlet's Father, and deposit these books proffered unopened, unread, next to
> > our stacks of firewood...as he's heard to mutter, "What good are books in their
> > brave new gulag, with Soviet psychiatrists to "thought reform" us "decadent
> > intellectuals" with "the Thorazine, the Thorazine," and brain-dead off-spring
> > Linda Reston, a.k.a. Lissa Tyler Renaud to pose as the Irish Republican Army
> > Secretariat General, as she *functions* for Colgrin the Cold Shmirk of
> > Death:Langdarma's 'Rainbow Coaltion', and "shatter the windows" by any
> > "Daddy/Daddy Herr Thomas Twetten Op Dir CIA insanity ala Antiochus the Syrian
> > that Gerry Adams be stuck with now..." Tenzin pausing to shake his head in
> > utter disbelief, as Herr Twetten's *other* brain-dead lunk off-spring, baseball
> > Madame Blavatsky's baboonski Hosie Canseco travels to Ireland and England on
> > the CIA:DEA's expense accounts twenty times a year and "gets away wid" posing
> > as "good King Arthur himself," as well as "William Shakespeare of the
> > unmistakably perfect diction," (midi music to the strains of Hitchcock's
> > "Psycho" at full blare...), Tenzin taking one last look at the books and
> > muttering his "get wid da pogrom" magic-mantra, "Burn, baby burn," along with
> > Herr Janie Fonda's other favorite "Bertha don't ya come 'round here anymore"
> > rationalization for throwing each and every person she's ever known to "da
> > wolves, da wolves," dismissing the matter with, "Wel if you can't stand the
> > heat, don't come in [Satan's favorite consort, ole Janie Dearest's] kitchen..."
> >       Myself, as reported by my colleagues, indeed having rescued these books
> > from extinction, as the poor Dalia Lama as a child suffered a bit of trauma
> > from how hard he was worked in his studies, at one point  sitting in the corner
> > and pouting, having built a wall of books he was to read around him, crying,
> > "No more, no more," and myself knowing too how ungrateful most wretches are for
> > the sheerly and simply elegant genius of Tenzin's presence with which we are
> > *privileged* and just trying to make *light* of matters a bit...
> >       More bad news, I'm afraid, as my "Seamus  me lad" discovering of a book
> > open on his reading desk--at first giving rise to *hope* that his mood has
> > finally broken--turns out to be some old, obscure text called "Infidels and
> > Heretics," by Clarence Darrow and Wallace Rice (The Stratford Co., Boston,
> > 1929), which he has taken to reading since *somehow* our "Celtic-List"
> > subscription was most illegally cut (his lawyer is Patrick Hallinan, mine own,
> > too, so the fecal material of one's own "doo-doo!" -ing is about to hit that
> > folded-paper fan)...An excerpt, not bad:
> >
> > --"Doctor Wilhelm Bousset, D. Th., defines 'gnostic' in the Encyclopaedia
> > Brittanica thus: 'Among the followers of the movement 'Gnosis' was understood
> > not as meaning 'knowledge' or 'understanding,' but 'revelation.' These little
> > Gnostic sects and groups all lived in the conviction that they possessed a
> > secret and mysterious knowledge...not based on reflection, on scientific
> > enquiry and proof, but on revelation...All alike boast a mystic revelation and
>
> > a'deeply veiled wisdom.'  Basing his position on human revelation, never upon
> > 'divine,' [Thomas Henry] Huxley chose wisely and well [in originating] the
> > title of 'agnostic.'  it came into my head as suggestively antithetic to the
> > 'gnostic' of Chruch history, who professed to know so very much.'  Richard Holt
> > Hutton states, with equal assurance as a witness, that the word was 'suggested
> > by Professor Huxley at a party held previous to the formation of the now
> > defunct Metaphysical Society, at Mr. James Knowles's house on Clapham Common,
> > one evening in 1869, in my hearing.  He took it from St. Paul's mention of the
> > altar to 'the unknown God.'...'Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things
> > you are too superstitious...Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him I declare
> > unto you.' (Acts of the Apostles, chapter xvii, verses 22 and 23)."  Darrow,
> > supra, p. i.
> >
> > rudra,
> > more fascinating than The Fair Unknown ("Li Biaus Desconeus")
> > and who is known, red ochre war paint on one cheek, startingly blue coloring on
> > the other, as re-mind-er of When the going gets Anything Goes, the Anything
> > Goes Get Going...
> >
> > laboremus,
> > Rudra Mac Chumaill
> >
> > Namgyal Monastery
> > Dharamsala, India
> >
> > Our Day Will Come...in the meantime, as Gustave Flaubert said
> > of "la plat a la mode," let us not become "poisoned by the filth
> > of modern life"
> >
> > When born into a "munus sine missione," a "vir fortis,"
> > one "gladiatorio animo,"
> > has only to "recto tibi invictoque moriendum est." (Seneca, "Epistulae," 7.4)
> >
> > "If there is a lonesome tall pine tree standing, the forest has not ended..."
> >                 Olde Tibetan Saying
> >
> > "Wealth that is acquired by proper means in a manner
> >   That harms none will yield both virtue and happiness."
> >                      Gurudeva's Vedas, Trikural Verse 754
> >
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> >
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