East Meets West: How Eastern Philosophy Influences the Left Hand Path

The Nephilim Rising

Melania Brescia

Image: Melania Brescia

“I was dead, then alive.

Weeping, then laughing.

The power of love came into me,

and I became fierce like a lion,

then tender like the evening star.”

Rumi

I have been called to Eastern Philosophy, and intrigued with Eastern culture and traditions since I can remember. My draw to the East began through music; I was in the band when I was a kid and I played the French Horn, I was ashamed to be the only girl “among the horns” as I used to say, now the metaphor makes me laugh.

For little girls it was the clarinet, or the flute, even the violin that was “supposed” to be the instrument of choice, not that I have ever liked gender roles to begin with, nor am I that good at living up to someone else’s expectations, I decided to go for an instrument that nobody…

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