[Glorantha]Re: We're not al'us

From: Nils Weinander <nils_at_weinander.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 15:13:51 +0100

> North People might blame on south people as selfish who only keep in mind on
> personal liberation, while south people quite likely condemn that north
> mystics attachment to material world and illusion to communion (as relation
> of Mahayana and Theraveda). Greg's notion about failings of Ingolf and
> ShangHsa that "failed in practice by the illusion of suffering other people"
> quite likely following southerners view to the relation of person and
> society, if Greg chose Yoga Sutra for the model of his Vithelan writing. So
> in HQ category of magical definition, Mahanaya Buddhism and Taoism might be
> difficult to be regarded as "mysticism" in Glorantha. It might be
> categorised as Theism, as Mark roughly did to majority of Kralori teaching.

I think it is correct that a Gloranthan mystic would not consider Mahayana buddhism as mysticism. The closest thing would probably be theism ultimately derived from a mystic practice. I don't know enough about taoism to say anything about that.

Nils Weinander
We sail on a ship made of dreams

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