Bertrand Chamayou: “We need Olivier Messiaen’s mysticism more than ever”

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All summer 2022, Bertrand Chamayou commemorates the 30th anniversary of Olivier Messiaen’s death by performing one of his key works: Twenty looks at the Child Jesus, that the Toulouse pianist has just recorded with Erato. How does one fall in love, as a child, with a cycle as monumental as the Twenty looks at the … Read more

Good Fortune, modern mysticism according to Viktor&Rolf – Auparfum

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For this new launch, Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren explain that they wanted “create a perfume around the concept of modern spirituality”, mixing white magic, lithotherapy, yoga or alchemy. It is the singer-songwriter FKA Twigs who embodies the image of the perfume in a publicity clip filmed by Andrew Thomas Huang and photographed by Inez … Read more

Writing and infinity: Mysticism in literature for the love of oneself and of the other

The notion of “mysticism” refers to an interdisciplinary field: that of the Sufi authors of the Eastern tradition and the spiritual poets of the Western tradition. It is not thus a field reserved for theology, especially since it appears, as Atmane Bissani explains, as a mysterious language of love that traverses centuries, countries and beliefs. … Read more

Contribution of Iranian literature and thinkers to the formation of mysticism and Islamic civilization

Tehran (IQNA)- Persian literature professor at Ataturk University in Turkey considers Persian the best language for poetry and literature, emphasizing the role of Iranian thinkers and men of letters in the development of mystical literature and the formation of Islamic civilization. In an interview with the Iranian Quranic News Agency (IQNA), Nemat Yildirim, a professor … Read more

Meister Eckhart, mysticism beyond the centuries

Meister Eckhart mysticism beyond the centuries

“What good are poets in times of distress? », wondered the poet and philosopher Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843). One could add: and what good are mystics at the hour of catastrophes, these incandescents whose words burn with their love for God? John of the Cross, Thérèse of Avila, Bernard of Clairvaux… Of these best-known names, the … Read more

Novak Djokovic, a tennis player at the service of mysticism

NOTovak Djokovic would probably have done without such a chaotic start to the year. Initially authorized to travel to Australia to defend his chances at the first grand slam tournament of the season, the Serb is still in uncertainty. On Monday, a judge revoked the cancellation of his visa by the Australian authorities and ordered … Read more