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 persist with his initiatory saga from Zen disciple to progressive 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 could have a profound impact in your spirit, infusing lifestyles with a wealth of happiness

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

Known for his surrealist movies, his new angle to tarot, his symbolic comics, and his shamanic healing approach to psychomagic, Alejandro Jodorowsky has comprehensive a rare quantity in his greater than eighty years. during this booklet, we get an intimate investigate the interior workings of the cult determine of Jodo. what's printed is a guy who has advanced for the reason that his groundbreaking motion pictures of the Seventies, El Topo and The Holy Mountain, a guy who has grown from a sacred trickster, a shaman of psychomagic, right into a remarkable non secular maverick of the twenty first century. We get to determine Jodo’s personal reflections at the wealthy tapestry of his extraordinary lifestyles, together with the initiatory failure of the Dune movie undertaking, 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 know about Jodo’s years with Marcel Marceau and with nice masters akin 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 way in which of Kindness that he now follows, Jodo unearths how deliberately training small acts of generosity and goodness could have a profound influence in your spirit, infusing existence with a wealth of happiness.

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

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