The Gornahoor Project

Based on some exchanges lately, we feel the need to make clear the purpose of the Gornahoor Project. There is one distinction, and one distinction only: that between Tradition and anti-Tradition. Elaborating that distinction in its past and current manifestations is a legitimate topic for discussion. However, proselytizing for one … Continue reading

Ernst Junger on Apoliteia

The following passages are from Ernst Junger’s philosophical-metahistorical novel Eumeswil, a book which complements Julius Evola’s Ride the Tiger quite nicely. “I am an anarch – not because I despise authority, but because I need it.  Likewise, I am not a nonbeliever, but a man who demands something worth believing … Continue reading

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Since another contributor to Gornahoor has penned an excellent series of articles on Shunryu Suzuki, I thought it appropriate to write something on Suzuki Roshi’s Dharma brother, Chogyam Trungpa. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (Rinpoche is an honorary Tibetan title which means “precious one”) almost single-handedly brought Tibetan Buddhism to the West.  … Continue reading

True Diversity

In East and West, Rene Guenon makes this fundamental claim: So long as western people imagine that there only exists a single type of humanity, that there is only one ‘civilization’, at different stages of development, no mutual understanding will be possible. The truth is that there are many civilizations, … Continue reading

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