celestial elf's Videos (Elven World Adventures) - Elven World Adventures 2021-10-16T08:16:03Z https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=0ry061i7dkmbe&rss=yes&xn_auth=no The Jabberwocky tag:elvenworld.ning.com,2010-06-04:2735650:Video:7867 2010-06-04T21:31:37.000Z celestial elf https://elvenworld.ning.com/profile/celestialelf <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/the-jabberwocky"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511599677?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll (18321898)<br></br> Originally featured as a part of his novel Through the Looking-Glass, &amp; What Alice Found There (1872)<br></br> <br></br> Filmed on location at The Druid's Grove,Maya/Landsort, courtesy of Conjunctio Magic.<br></br> <br></br> The Jabberwocky (Poem);<br></br> Twas brillig, and the slithy toves<br></br> Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;<br></br> All mimsy were the… <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/the-jabberwocky"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511599677?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll (18321898)<br /> Originally featured as a part of his novel Through the Looking-Glass, &amp; What Alice Found There (1872)<br /> <br /> Filmed on location at The Druid's Grove,Maya/Landsort, courtesy of Conjunctio Magic.<br /> <br /> The Jabberwocky (Poem);<br /> Twas brillig, and the slithy toves<br /> Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;<br /> All mimsy were the borogoves,<br /> And the mome raths outgrabe.<br /> <br /> Beware the Jabberwock, my son!<br /> The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!<br /> Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun<br /> The frumious Bandersnatch!<br /> <br /> He took his vorpal sword in hand:<br /> Long time the manxome foe he sought—<br /> So rested he by the Tumtum tree,<br /> And stood awhile in thought.<br /> <br /> And as in uffish thought he stood,<br /> The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,<br /> Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,<br /> And burbled as it came!<br /> <br /> One, two! One, two! and through and through<br /> The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!<br /> He left it dead, and with its head<br /> He went galumphing back.<br /> <br /> And hast thou slain the Jabberwock?<br /> Come to my arms, my beamish boy!<br /> O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!<br /> He chortled in his joy.<br /> <br /> Twas brillig, and the slithy toves<br /> Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;<br /> All mimsy were the borogoves,<br /> And the mome raths outgrabe.<br /> by Lewis Carroll.<br /> <br /> ( <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jabberwocky">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jabberwocky</a> ) The Raven King & Captain Fox tag:elvenworld.ning.com,2010-06-04:2735650:Video:7864 2010-06-04T21:29:44.000Z celestial elf https://elvenworld.ning.com/profile/celestialelf <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/the-raven-king-captain-fox"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511599434?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>For this machinima film i have drawn on both Susanna Clarke's 'Jonathan Strange &amp; Mr.Norrell (re The Raven King) and on C.S.Lewis' The Jabberwocky, to inform my poem and narrative structure for the adventures of Captain Fox and his invocation of John Uskglass who banishes the Trolls and transports Captain Fox to peaceful Elysian fields...<br></br> <br></br> The Raven King &amp; Captain… <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/the-raven-king-captain-fox"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511599434?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />For this machinima film i have drawn on both Susanna Clarke's 'Jonathan Strange &amp; Mr.Norrell (re The Raven King) and on C.S.Lewis' The Jabberwocky, to inform my poem and narrative structure for the adventures of Captain Fox and his invocation of John Uskglass who banishes the Trolls and transports Captain Fox to peaceful Elysian fields...<br /> <br /> The Raven King &amp; Captain Fox - Celestial Elf,<br /> Thistle Haired Fairy Gentleman, as Himself,<br /> The Raven, Creatures &amp; 'Trolls' as Themselves.<br /> <br /> With kind thanks for inspiration &amp; permission to use Susanna Clarke's magical novel 'Jonathan Strange &amp; Mr Norrell'.<br /> ( <a href="http://www.jonathanstrange.com/copy.a">http://www.jonathanstrange.com/copy.a</a>... ).<br /> Jonathan Strange &amp; Mr Norrell presents an alternative history set in 19th-century England around the time of the Napoleonic Wars &amp; is based on the premise that magic once existed in England and has returned with two men: Gilbert Norrell and Jonathan Strange...<br /> These men go on to uncover the 'mythological' master of magic, John Uskgill, The Raven King, who now exists outside our normal earth time/space.... The Raven King Greets The Dawn tag:elvenworld.ning.com,2010-06-04:2735650:Video:7860 2010-06-04T21:26:13.000Z celestial elf https://elvenworld.ning.com/profile/celestialelf <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/the-raven-king-greets-the-dawn"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511596581?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>With a peaceful moment to start the new day,<br></br> The Raven King reflects on the blessings of being.<br></br> <br></br> <br></br> Fulsome Silence fills the Air<br></br> Sparkling Peace is Everywhere.<br></br> Humming Sunshine paints the day,<br></br> Ringing Stars The Night Sky They<br></br> Step Out InTo Inner Space,<br></br> Deeply Lightly Pivate Place.<br></br> Shared with Gladness All Who See,… <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/the-raven-king-greets-the-dawn"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511596581?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />With a peaceful moment to start the new day,<br /> The Raven King reflects on the blessings of being.<br /> <br /> <br /> Fulsome Silence fills the Air<br /> Sparkling Peace is Everywhere.<br /> Humming Sunshine paints the day,<br /> Ringing Stars The Night Sky They<br /> Step Out InTo Inner Space,<br /> Deeply Lightly Pivate Place.<br /> Shared with Gladness All Who See,<br /> the sound of Bird and Breeze and Bee.<br /> Space to think of thoughts of Space.<br /> An Erstwhile Allways Timeless Place.<br /> Room to Rest restoring Grace,<br /> Welcome to this Magic Place.<br /> <br /> Original Poem by Celestial Elf.<br /> <br /> <br /> With kind thanks for inspiration &amp; permission to use Susanna Clarke's magical novel 'Jonathan Strange &amp; Mr Norrell'. 11. Introducing the Sky Dragon tag:elvenworld.ning.com,2010-02-20:2735650:Video:7232 2010-02-20T08:21:52.000Z celestial elf https://elvenworld.ning.com/profile/celestialelf <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/the-raven-king-greets-the-dawn"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511596581?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Celestial Sky Dragon Faffnir Crysofax is both a being and a state of mind at the same time, and simultaeneously none of these things.<br></br> Mysterious and Mythical, the Dragon is nothing if not enigma enshrined in esoteric allusion, for which reason he has often involved himself with the Elves who are similarly ethereal in nature.<br></br> <br></br> It could be said that the Dragon… <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/the-raven-king-greets-the-dawn"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511596581?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Celestial Sky Dragon Faffnir Crysofax is both a being and a state of mind at the same time, and simultaeneously none of these things.<br /> Mysterious and Mythical, the Dragon is nothing if not enigma enshrined in esoteric allusion, for which reason he has often involved himself with the Elves who are similarly ethereal in nature.<br /> <br /> It could be said that the Dragon represents the divine spirit that resides in the heart of every being, indeeed in ancient China and Tibet they are referred to as 'na-chia', the wise, and 'arhat' or 'lohan', the master of life and of truth, possessing divine wisdom and virtue.<br /> <br /> Although a characteristically anthrophomorphic view,<br /> that the Dragon represents the Oneness of spirit with matter,<br /> and of heaven with earth,<br /> indicates the greater truths that they embody....<br /> <br /> Immensely Serene and at Peace with all of creation,<br /> the Celestial Sky Dragon exists outside of time and inbetween the spaces of reality, beyond the Voidness, in a Realm of pure Vibration.<br /> <br /> The Vibrations that make sound and the vibrations that make the physical universe are different frequency manifestations of the same energy.<br /> The Celestial Sky Dragon's mastery of these vibrations allows them to transcend body and spirit, becoming One with the whole of creation.<br /> <br /> The Tibetans tradition called this state of being,<br /> a 'Rainbow Body' of Pure Light...<br /> We use the Tibetan explanation here as their meditative practises of dzogchen and visualistaions techniques of light energy, sympathetically explain the actual relationship between dragon and spirit that many western traditions have overlooked...<br /> <br /> These Rainbow Bodies or'Jalus' are free of any interspaces, bones, or substances, they are like unto the Sun and the Moon, Like Rainbows &amp; Electricity, Finest Gold, Luminous Pearls, Flowers and Moons, they shine like mirrors under the Stars..<br /> The realiser of 'Jalus' in this view, resides in the 'Once Upon a Time' the Time Outside of Time, the Timeless Eternal State of Dragonish Delight or Dharmakaya...<br /> <br /> Unvieled of apparent substantiality or Dualisms such as mind and matter, The vision of the Celestial Sky Dragon is to create an environment of harmony and understanding, of infinite joy and everlasting happiness.<br /> <br /> <br /> As he transmateriallises himself into our realm, we can hear him sing<br /> The Sky Dragons Roar;<br /> <br /> <br /> Up in the bright sky beyond beingness,<br /> Beautiful i see this world of form.<br /> Like rainbows and flowers yet illusory,<br /> Like dreams of morning mist, dressed for dawn.<br /> <br /> Stepping through the in-between us,<br /> With an Open Heart shining sublime.<br /> Having crossed the Void of Neverknowingness,<br /> Having come to seed freedoms of time.<br /> <br /> In the Sun and the Moon and the Stars i will be,<br /> In the Oceans and Rivers and Seas,<br /> On the tips of your toes and your tongues i will sing,<br /> Of the Happiness of Joys Infinity.... 10. Green Dragon.. tag:elvenworld.ning.com,2010-02-20:2735650:Video:7228 2010-02-20T00:13:50.000Z celestial elf https://elvenworld.ning.com/profile/celestialelf <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/10-green-dragon"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511606110?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>From time to time in the Enchanted Forest, we hear rumors of an Old Forest Dragon that has been inhabiting the forest since before time began...<br></br> <br></br> Dragons are wise &amp; compassionate creatures from a parallel universe,<br></br> separated from earth by The Limitless Void.<br></br> Whilst Dragons have the ability to cross this Void on missions of Light, they may also respond to a telepathic… <a href="https://elvenworld.ning.com/video/10-green-dragon"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2511606110?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />From time to time in the Enchanted Forest, we hear rumors of an Old Forest Dragon that has been inhabiting the forest since before time began...<br /> <br /> Dragons are wise &amp; compassionate creatures from a parallel universe,<br /> separated from earth by The Limitless Void.<br /> Whilst Dragons have the ability to cross this Void on missions of Light, they may also respond to a telepathic evocation from this world, but be warned, they do not welcome harassment, if you will ask, then let it be...<br /> <br /> <br /> Dragons can also appear as a human in this realm, although it is more usual for them to appear in the traditional, winged way, that is if they 'appear' at all.<br /> Coming then from beyond the Void and thus named Celestial Sky Dragons, these creatures are mystery outside of science, as they control the amount of ether matter their bodies manifest, they may become transparent, or disappear all together while maintaining their presence within this dimension.<br /> <br /> Most Dragons in our Earthly realm have come to help us, as we might help a struggling sibling, with the questions of life, and to awaken us from delusion.<br /> When the ancient Alchemists talked about the Green Dragon, they were talking about the Universal Spirit that is present in everything, because Dragon's bring to focus the Essence of Life, called the Celestial Breath, or Chi...<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Having been in Our Earthly realm so long,<br /> The Forest Dragon has forgotten his own name,<br /> Fafnirr Conjuglax, or Fyrebrande Crysofax, or FayStaar Cwestinlax, he cannot be sure...<br /> Here we catch a glimpse of him as he communes with his friend the Tentacular Anenome of Wisdom, who is a Cosmic Star-Flower that has settled in the Enchanted Forest for some hundreds of years, and is therefore a relative new-comer.<br /> <br /> Fafnirr and Tentacular exchange their thoughts,<br /> (Dragons use telepathy or music to express themselves, only sometimes resorting to a voice or song, which is well known in ancient Tibet as well as to modern meditators today as they listen to the trancelike Sky Dragon's Songs...(giving rise to the practise of Dzogchen))<br /> before he returns to his evening post overlooking the night sky Elementals ...<br /> <br /> As he rests, he sings quietly.....<br /> <br /> I sing the Silent Dragon call,<br /> The heart can hear it all.<br /> To guide through darkest night,<br /> To embolden inner sight.<br /> I am in your eyes,<br /> Your minds, your hearts, your sighs..<br /> Set now illusion free,<br /> Come Sing, come Dance with me...