These classic Kerouac meditations, zen koans, and prose poems express The Scripture of the Golden Eternity is Jack Kerouac’s statement of. The Scripture of the Golden Eternity has ratings and 56 reviews. Eliasdgian said: [Κρατήσου, Τζακ, προσπέρασε τα πάντα, και τα πάντα είναι ένα όνειρο. 10 quotes from The Scripture of the Golden Eternity: ‘When you’ve understood this scripture, throw it away. If you can’t understand this scripture, throw.

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The Scripture of the Golden Eternity

The golden eternity rests beyond sin and virtue, is attached to neither, holden attached to nothing, is unattached, because the golden eternity is Alone. Plus it will take you all of 45 minutes to read and a lifetime to grasp. After supper, a silent smoke.

At times meshing biblical with the Bhagavad Gita.

The Scripture Of The Golden Eternity – Poem by Jack Kerouac

Knowing that nothing ever happened is not really knowing that nothing ever happened, it’s the golden eternity. All things, far from yearning to be re-united with God, had never left themselves and here they are, Dharmakaya, the body of the truth law, the universal Thisness.

Nb of pages 52 p. A hummingbird can come into a house and a hawk will not: This book is modeled on a certain kind of Buddhist scripture, and the poems are quite brief and all on basically the same subject: Haikus are wonderful because in writing them, one is forced to say what one has to say in restrictive boundaries, which can serve as an important reminder about economy and concision. How could you not adore it? The second teaching from the golden eternity is that there never was a first teaching from the golden eternity.


Do you think the emptiness of the sky will ever crumble away? And for some weird reason my copy is pages when it shows it’s about 50 here. If we were not all the golden eternity we wouldnt be here.

The Scripture of the Golden Eternity – Wikipedia

And that says “I love you because you’re me. But The Scripture of the Golden Eternity is one of Smith’s disastrous and, in The Dharma Bums ‘ context, temporary oversimplifications made authoritative. Very quo Not from my favorite Kerouac books, I must admit. Inwhen he presented it to his publisher, he said, “While I was writing this, I thought I knew what it meant, but now I don’t know anymore.

Although I possess no noteworthy proficiency in writing haikus, I do believe that practicing in this form has taught me a great deal about my prose writing. Lists with This Book. Enlightenment comes when you dont care. Nature endlessly in every direction inward to your body and outward into space. Nothing was ever born, nothing will ever die. A book of poetry inspired by a vision he had during an unexplained fainting spell, Kerouac explores his Buddhist inclinations and beliefs.


This is a good tree stump I’m sitting on. The true understanding of this world brings tears to your eyes You’re the golden eternity and it must be done by you. Jack Kerouac’s writing career began in the s, but didn’t meet with commercial success untilwhen On the Road was published. That sky, if it was anything other than an illusion of my mortal mind I wouldnt have said “that sky. A lot of large people isnt really a lot of large people, it’s only the golden eternity.

The-Attainer-To-That-Which-Everything-Is, the Sanskrit Tathagata, has no ideas scriptue but abides in essence identically with the essence of keroua things, which is what it is, in emptiness and silence.

You wont even sigh “Why? This is the lesson you forgot. Books by Jack Kerouac. Kerouac died on October 21,from an abdominal hemorrhage, at age It’s impossible to exist, it’s impossible to be persecuted, it’s impossible to miss your reward. Imaginary judgments about things, in the Nothing-Ever-Happened wonderful void, you dont even have to reject them, let alone accept them.