The Cosmic Mystery

David Price
4 min readSep 5, 2022
Frazer Boa

Ironically, with the founding of universities (centers of oneness) in the eleventh century, women’s natural talents for counseling, healing, and being a source of wisdom were curtailed; women were barred from attending. Public services could be rendered only by someone with the proper credentials and, since women were not allowed to acquire these credentials, they were effectively removed from the intellectual life of the community.

Many who were burned as witches were among the most gifted women of the time.”

Psychologically speaking, we don’t know where we come from, and we don’t know where we are going. We are part of that cosmic mystery which is the existence of nature and of all things. We don’t know why there are galaxies and stars; we don’t know why there’s a universe, but we are beginning to realize that there are certain master patterns in outer matter… Similarly, it looks as if our psychological inner life is also organized by a master pattern. It’s centered somewhere.

— Marion Woodman,


“Peter Kingsley also asserts that Mongolia is a primary shamanic source of early mystical inspiration in the West, via Greece. The Greek mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras was a contemporary of the Buddha Siddharta Gautama in India in the fifth century BCE. Kingsley’s research reveals that a shaman by the



David Price

I write about creativity, loving, language learning and psycho/spirituality. I’m a longtime painter and reader.