It is these individual pathways involving a creative interaction between the Guru and the disciple that provide the circulatory life-blood of Hinduism, making it a powerful vehicle for inner growth and spiritual realisation. In this context, the experience of individuals who have trodden the path is of great value. Some may find it surprising that a person born a Muslim should have such a deep insight into and experience with the Hindu tradition, but the real spiritual path knows no boundary of race or religion, sex or creed, language or nationality.
He combines an excellent grasp of theUpanishadic teachings with deep insight into the heart of the spiritual tradition, based on his own remarkable experiences. This book in which he has dealt with some of the deeper aspects of Hinduism will, I am sure, be of great interest to students of contemporary religion, as well as seekers of truth around the world.
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From the six seconds of silence that introduce the percussive beginnings of "Ensenada," with Williams ' acoustic bass on a pulse line, Waits ' marimba inside a tight scale, Summers ' bells, and Hancock 's ghostly piano, you know you are on a journey. It doesn't matter whether that music is jazz, classical, or avant-garde. It's a journey into sound and silence. When Maupin on flute fronts the rest of the group as they enter with long-held notes and Hart begins flitting around the top with sticks playing the rims of his tom-toms, the magic is already transpiring.
The music is somewhere in the twilight, perhaps better yet in the first emerging pink of a new day, where everything seems transparent because it is partially hidden from view.
The ringing ostinato Hancock introduces about halfway through in the middle register is rhythmic, not melodic. The melody is so restrained it only engages one note at a time, held almost interminably but seductively. The beginning of "Mappo," by contrast, is almost startling: as both drummers move through and around the front line, Williams bows his bass at the lower end of its register, and Hancock begins to dramatically play his bottom register keys, Maupin 's saxophone enters -- masculine, definitive, and pronounced -- before it gives way to space and his flute.
Rhythms and themes shift and more notes are introduced, but they are still skeletally structured. Themes give way to the return of others, and everything becomes circular. The entire track -- regardless of the frenetic but taut percussion and the intense bowing of Williams -- remains in the realm of absolute crystalline beauty. The fact that the vibe remains on the border between light and dark and nowhere more so than with the bass clarinet lines and flutes in "Winds of Change" doesn't make it a difficult record to listen to.
Quite the opposite. The lotus became a powerful symbol in the religion, a flower that can grow without roots, from muddy water. The melody begins, with Maupin at the forefront on flute, and Hancock adding shimmering harmony underneath. It was just that we discovered so many different areas of sound that we could use to create certain illusions.
This approach seems almost incomplete when interpreted by way of conventional wisdom about jazz. In the mainstream reading of the jazz tradition, the music is an expression of heroic individualism, as embodied by a soloist who leads the ensemble with a complex improvised melody. That assumption has long made the drawing of political conclusions irresistible.
In its most oversimplified version, this is principle is reduced to a sequence of solos—everyone gets their turn to speak. Digital DJ accessories. DJ lighting. DJ spare parts. Computer accessories.
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