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Gravity and Levity are Lovers

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo on Saturday, April 16, 2016,

In creating and directing the performance of Combing Sedna’s Hair, I have reflected many times on where the centre or centres of gravity are within the world we are imagining together. Each character in the novella and the extracted thread which forms this performance goes through a journey of transformation after meeting a pivot point. These can be thought of as crisis moments.

In Chinese calligraphy, the word for crisis is composed of two characters: ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity’. ...


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The Feminine Creator

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo on Thursday, May 31, 2012, In : Astrology and creativity 
The Venus transit of June 5-6, 2012 heralds an awakening. Many consider this transit of Venus across the Sun as a marker of reactivation of the divine feminine creative force.

The Mayan calendar was built around Venus transits. We are currently leaving behind a polarization in which humanity separated itself from Gaia and consented to a hierarchy which construed God as male and nature as a resource.

Over an eight year period, the retrograde cycles of Venus around the Sun form the shape of a pen...

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Warmth, Light, and Wakefulness

Posted by Suzanne Santo on Sunday, August 14, 2011, In : Meditation 
For thousands of years, a spoken wisdom tradition has been kept alive by men and women of the highest realisation. A lineage which had previously been kept in strict secrecy has slowly begun to be revealed by great Tibetan teachers, because they know the time has come.

One of the wisdom tools that has been offered to us generously is that of meditation. This process is not what has come to be known as 'mindfulness', but a more subtle set of instructions which include a motivation of being of t...

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The Wisdom Within

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo copyright © 2011 on Sunday, May 22, 2011, In : Meditation and Creativity 
Within each of us is a wealth of knowledge, power and wisdom, which can be evoked to benefit ourselves and those around us. Sometimes we forget, but as soon as we hear authentic truths, we may say, "I knew that."

Why is this so? Because within us is a world beyond our daily concerns, and it is completely available as soon as we sit down quietly to tune in,

There is a story of a Buddha statue which had been covered in dust. The dust had in time become more solid and formed a crust. This crust wa...

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