Dadisi Sanyika teaches Stolen Legacy (pt. 2) Courtesy of BGS IBMOR

•March 12, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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“Stolen Legacy” (pt. #1) by Dadisi Sanyika (Courtesy of ‘Black Gnostic Speaks’)

•March 8, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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“The Search for the Black Messiah in Modern Day Myths” by J. Asar

•March 8, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Star Trek Deep Space 9 (Journey Within) Continue reading ‘“The Search for the Black Messiah in Modern Day Myths” by J. Asar’

A Continuing Meditation on the Djedi…

•January 12, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Raising the Djed (parts 1 & 2)

“Godhood, Wisdom, and Self-Becoming (Part 1.5): The African Origin of the Jedi” – An Addendum by T. Hasan Johnson, Ph.D.

•January 6, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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Just a quick addendum to my last piece examining some of the elements from the Star Wars mythos. There’s argument that the very origin of the concept of the Jedi via Joseph Campbell, is actually an elite esoteric order in ancient Egypt, with a lineage that descends down through Europe. Continue reading ‘“Godhood, Wisdom, and Self-Becoming (Part 1.5): The African Origin of the Jedi” – An Addendum by T. Hasan Johnson, Ph.D.’

“Godhood, Wisdom, and Self-Becoming: A Spiritual Meditation On Star Wars: The Last Jedi” by T. Hasan Johnson, Ph.D.

•December 18, 2017 • Leave a Comment

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“We are what they grow beyond. That is the burden of masters.” – Master Yoda

As a Black Gnostic, The Star Wars saga always inspired me. It was The Matrix before there was a Matrix, and without it there likely would not have been a Matrix series. Clearly, it’s lack of direct reference to people of African descent or African spiritual traditions–Jar Jar Binks aside (rumored to have been inspired by Rastafarians)–it still references an ancient tradition mostly reaching back to Nile Valley civilizations. It set the standard and brought Joseph Campbellian spiritual mythicism into the forefront—and rightfully so. Powerfully symbolic, it re-framed the very language we use to talk about God, spirituality, life, growth, and the universe. “The Force,” and Eastern inspired notion that reframes God as an impersonal field of energy that interpenetrates and connects all life was a powerful influence on spiritual and philosophical reflection. Continue reading ‘“Godhood, Wisdom, and Self-Becoming: A Spiritual Meditation On Star Wars: The Last Jedi” by T. Hasan Johnson, Ph.D.’

KRS-ONE, Black Gnosticism, and Awakened Perception

•November 3, 2015 • Leave a Comment

krs-oneKRS-ONE, or “Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone,” has always been outspoken, but few knew during the “Bridge Wars” against MC Shan in the mid-1980s that he would become the conscience and heart of Hip-Hop… Continue reading ‘KRS-ONE, Black Gnosticism, and Awakened Perception’