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Art Church Reflections

By on April 27, 2015

These reflections, noted during April’s Art Church meditation, are offered to the community with love by Esther Weaver, CoSM member and supporter since 2002. Esther, our next door neighbor in Park Slope for many years, was unknown to us until she joined some of the earliest Full Moon Ceremonies in our Brooklyn loft. When CoSM moved to Manhattan, Esther was there, especially at the New Moon ceremony, where art as a spiritual practice emerged at CoSM. Esther and her husband Eric moved to the Hudson Valley and have remained active members in CoSM’s current tranquil location. They were a stand for CoSM’s recognition as a church, appearing and speaking powerfully in our favor to town officials and a few unfriendly neighbors, offering their positive perspective on our behalf. We gratefully honor Esther, Eric and all CoSM members who continue the quest for higher consciousness in our midst.

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Root Emblem, by Allyson Grey


Sublime Partnership 

by Esther D. Weaver

Yesterday, while attending part of a spiritual retreat,
I began to experience a state of bliss,
And it happened again today at the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors.


When I first had this experience many years ago,
To my surprise it wasn’t tied in any way
To the circumstances of my life,
And it still isn’t today.
It is simply intensely joyful. 

My natural state, our natural state
Is this bliss, this ecstasy.
I’ve heard spiritual people say that this world
Is so much more magical than we realize,
And quantum theory certainly supports this idea.
So it’s likely that our true liberation and joy
Are ultimately not based on the circumstances of our life,
But rather on something quite different and quite extraordinary.

Then why not make this world a reflection of this reality,
So everyone has the opportunity to experience
As much intense love and ecstasy as they can?
Maybe our mantra more often could be, even should be,
“Let go and be in the flow!”
And then in our moments of more engagement and creation
We will know instinctively how to create an earth
That everyone will truly want to experience and contribute to,
Raising the vibration here ever higher
Generation after generation.
A sublime world to match our sublime spirits.
And I’d like to start manifesting this possibility today,
In partnership with you!

Entheon Grows in Brooklyn

By on April 23, 2015

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Entheon Grows in Brooklyn

With spring in full bloom and the foundation of Entheon laid-in before the icy freeze, now the masons are back at work on the sanctuary of visionary art under construction at CoSM. The perimeter walls are heightening in cement block with steel reinforcement over solid footing. The steel has been ordered to frame and reinforce the body and roof so that Entheon can last a thousand years. Entheon will showcase the visionary art movement and house the Sacred Mirrors and CoSM Collection. The ornamental sculptural exterior of interconnected heads will point to the transcendent unity of all sacred paths. There are costly phases  of engineering and 3d printing now arising. CoSM invites you to play a part now in building Entheon.  Make a donation to Entheon now. Then, join us Sunday night at the Bell House in exotic Brooklyn for our FUNdraising shindig with friends, Duncan Trussel, Jib Kidder, Space Jesus and much more.

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What we love about Duncan Trussell (besides his winning personality) is his salad bar of interests that combine the spiritual, the creative and the psychedelic. The Duncan Trussel Family Hour with Rick Doblin, founder of the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies, Jack Kornfield, leader of the Vipassana meditation movement in American, Ram Dass, psychedelic luminary and guru, plus a pantheon of musicians, actors and great thought thinkers. Duncan’s podcast, based in Los Angeles, is appearing with audience for two (already sold-out) live-podcasts in super-arty Park Slope, Brooklyn at The Bell House, a warehouse turned music venue that hosts cutting edge mystics and creative minds. We have been invited to appear on both podcasts and The Bell House is hosting our benefit after event.

Even if you didn’t get tickets to Duncan Trussell Family Hour at The Bell House, you can take it all in online AND you can still join us for the Entheon Benefit with some of our truly favorite music, hosted by the inimitable, Duncan Trussell.


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Click Here for Tickets!

CoSM BENEFIT TO BUILD ENTHEON
with ALEX GREY & ALLYSON GREY

Hosted by Duncan Trussell
with extraordinary music by
Jib Kidder, Space Jesus, Supersillyus

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 10:00 pm
The Bell House, Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York
 $20.00

We hope to see you soon!

Love,

Alex & Allyson

The Building of Entheon Resumes

By on April 9, 2015

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The Building of Entheon Resumes

At CoSM, the last remaining piles of snow are slowly melting, nearly gone reminders of an intense winter. Springtime has been ceremonially welcomed over the past couple weeks with hundreds of friends. Thanks to the generous support of community, next Monday, the building of Entheon, CoSM’s Sanctuary of Visionary Art, resumes. As the flowers sprout and blossom, the concrete walls will rise throughout the spring and early summer. During the summer the roof will be installed, enabling the interior work to occur uninterrupted by freezing winter.

Brian James, Chief Builder for Entheon shares the coming phase:

“In the case of Entheon there were a few special considerations with respect to the structural design. The number one priority was to adequately protect the art work in the building. It may have been cheaper from an economical perspective to build a wooden roof, but considering that the roof would be protecting a collection of artwork that the COSM community regards as priceless talismans and relics, a wooden superstructure was not adequate. The second consideration was the added weight of the sculpture that is to be attached to the roof. In the case of Entheon the sculptural panels could potentially add 15 lbs a square foot to the overall weight of the roof. In consideration of the extra weight and the protection of the collection, we decided to go with a steel superstructure. The steel roof assembly is scheduled to be erected in June of this year.”

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Entheon structural steel roof plan, by Mark Day 2015

ENTHEON Fundraising Journeys
The distributed intelligence of the Love Tribe is helping CoSM pay for Entheon by coming to one of the fun events around the country this Spring!  We look forward to seeing the community of Chicago this weekend as we paint onstage with PAPADOSIO.  Then we are visiting our friend and board member, Robert Barnhart, in Austin for the APRIL 14, 6:00 pm screening at the ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE of his film, A New Understanding: The Science of Psilocybin.  Then we are off to San Francisco for the annual Bicycle Day event with Beats Antique…
Tickets are going fast for these electrifying events, maybe near you:

— 4.11.15 – Re:Vision
CHICAGO @ Concord Music Hall
with Papadosio, Thriftworks,
Desert Dwellers, Psydell
& Jonathan Singer on visuals

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— 4.18.15 — Bicycle Day
SAN FRANCISCO @ The Warfield
with Beats Antique
Emancipator, Thriftworks,
Desert Dwellers
& Jonathan Singer on visuals

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— 4.26.15 – Entheon Benefit w/ Duncan Trussell
BROOKLYN, New York @ The Bell House
Jib Kdder
Space Jesus & Supersillyus

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— 5.8.15 – Purple Hatter’s Ball
CENTRAL FLORIDA @ Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park
Nahko and Medicine for the People

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— 5.16.15 — Red Rocks Amphitheatre
BOULDER, COLORADO
with Tipper and Android Jones
& Jonathan Singer on visuals

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VISIONARY ART INTENSIVE – 5-DAYS

@ OMEGA INSTITUTE

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Reminding all Visionary Artists to check out our June offering at Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York.
Since the summer of 1990, this 5-Day art immersion distills the greatest overview of our teaching in the space of five days. Like-minded creators of the mystic realm gather to practice art as a spiritual path, to explore access to visions and to communicate this mental imagery through art.
Join us for an unforgettable, full-time, togetherness art journey with A & A.
Think:
— favorite thing to do this summer
+ all the best people that want to make art, like you really do
+ fantastic food and services
+ natural beauty & tranquility
+ community
=  the best time ever.

eomega.org

Love,

Alex and Allyson