Nikos Kazantzakis on the masks of God

"Funeral Pyres on the Ganges" (Varanasi, India: 2007) by Lou Montrose

"Funeral Pyres on the Ganges" (Varanasi, India: 2007).
Photo by: Lou Montrose
Image credit: The Ordover Gallery

Fire is the first and final mask of my God. We dance and weep between two enormous pyres.
Nikos Kazantzakis in The Saviors of God: Spiritual exercises, (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960), p. 128. Cited by Phil Cousineau in Soul: An Archaeology: Readings from Socrates to Ray Charles, (San Francisco, California: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994), p. 51.

Nikos Kazantzakis Posted on behalf of on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 under Quotations.

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