Sacred Trickery and the Way of Kindness: The Radical Wisdom of Jodo

Sacred Trickery and the Way of Kindness: The Radical Wisdom of Jodo


input the brain of Jodo and stick with his initiatory saga from Zen disciple to innovative filmmaker to non secular teacher

• Explores the sacred trickery of shamans he encountered, together with Carlos Castaneda, and the way purpose and motion topic greater than notions of “true” and “false”

• Explains the best way of Kindness and the way small acts of generosity and goodness may have a profound influence in your spirit, infusing lifestyles with a wealth of happiness

• comprises contributions from associates and scholars of Jodorowsky on their reports with him, together with his son Adan Jodorowsky

Known for his surrealist motion pictures, his special approach to tarot, his symbolic comics, and his shamanic healing approach to psychomagic, Alejandro Jodorowsky has entire a unprecedented quantity in his greater than eighty years. during this booklet, we get an intimate look at the interior workings of the cult determine of Jodo. what's published is a guy who has developed given that his groundbreaking movies of the Nineteen Seventies, El Topo and The Holy Mountain, a guy who has grown from a sacred trickster, a shaman of psychomagic, right into a very good non secular maverick of the twenty first century. We get to work out Jodo’s personal reflections at the wealthy tapestry of his extraordinary lifestyles, together with the initiatory failure of the Dune movie venture, which mixed the skills of a large number of inventive greats, together with Moebius, Salvador Dali, Orson Welles, Mick Jagger, and H. R. Giger. We find out about Jodo’s years with Marcel Marceau and with nice masters corresponding to Ejo Takata, whose Zen education featured strenuous actual and psychological ordeals; the sorceress Pachita, who played psychic surgical procedure on Jodo; and the mysterious Carlos Castaneda, whose sacred trickery unearths how intentions subject greater than notions of “true” and “false.”

Discussing the best way of Kindness that he now follows, Jodo unearths how deliberately training small acts of generosity and goodness may have a profound impression in your spirit, infusing lifestyles with a wealth of happiness.

From sacred trickery to the trail of kindness, Jodo’s radical knowledge discerns the undying in the instant and gauges the standard by way of the degree of eternity.

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