8 of Fire – Traveling

Eight of Fire - Traveling

The tiny figure moving on the path through this beautiful landscape is not concerned about the goal. He or she knows that the journey is the goal, the pilgrimage itself is the sacred place. Each step on the path is important in itself. When this card appears in a reading, it indicates a time of movement and change. It may be a physical movement from one place to the next, or an inner movement from one way of being to another. But whatever the case, this card promises that the going will be easy and will bring a sense of adventure and growth; there is no need to struggle or plan too much.

The Traveling card also reminds us to accept and embrace the new, just as when we travel to another country with a different culture and environment than the one we are accustomed to. This attitude of openness and acceptance invites new friends and experiences into our lives.

Osho’s Teachings

Life is a continuity always and always. There is no final destination it is going towards. Just the pilgrimage, just the journey in itself is life, not reaching to some point, no goal– just dancing and being in pilgrimage, moving joyously, without bothering about any destination.

What will you do by getting to a destination? Nobody has asked this, because everybody is trying to have some destination in life. But the implications… If you really reach the destination of life, then what? Then you will look very embarrassed. Nowhere to go…you have reached to the final destination–and in the journey you have lost everything. You had to lose everything.

So standing naked at the final destination, you will look all around like an idiot: what was the point? You were hurrying so hard, and you were worrying so hard, and this is the outcome.

Osho Rinzai: Master of the Irrational, Chapter 7


A coat of quotes and passing poetry

"- Words from Adonis, the Syrian poet (born Ali Ahmad Said Esber).  Adonis “So that your body moves wisely so that I move with it  with what is above it below it. and in between  so that I surround you and break any barrier that separates you from me. I read the book of your priests  I grow into your origins.

I taste their creatures and personify them in my delusions so that you become the dot,

and I become the script and shape. so that you become ‘From’ and what follows it .

I am not your sea I am not the swans you wait for I have nothing but limbs.

Limbs that get lost.

After I erased-discovered you,

lost in a fever whose outer reaches I have yet to discover.

‘About’ and what it possesses, where words cannot contain me,

where only imaginings and symbols can contain me.”


Script and Shape | Adonis