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and from water soul


detail, one of several weathered photographs of important visitors to Ōyamazumi Jinja / 大山祇神社 (*). here, temple priest, with president and other officials of Nippon Air System, 11 October 1989 (Heisei 8).
22 July 2014

For souls it is death to become water, for water death to become earth, but from earth water is born, and from water soul.

Heraclitus, Fragment 64.
ex Daniel W. Graham, trans. and ed., The Texts of Early Greek Philosophy : The Complete Fragments and Selected Testimonies of the Major Presocratics (2010)

22 July 2014

metamorphosis; ruination; water; 大山祇神社