This nOde last
updated April 29th, 2003 and is permanently morphing...
(3 Cib (Owl) / 4 Uo
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Shakta - one who worships
1. The active, manifest
power that creates the universe.
2. The consort of the male
expression of the divine, especially of the god Shiva.
saktih, from saknoti, he is strong.]
One of the four major religious
systems of what is called Hinduism, Shakta designates the worship of a
Goddess, Shakti, as the principal deity and primal energy of universe and
The creative force,
recognized as being sexual in nature, is therefore often represented in
images of sexual union; a practice very similar to Tantra. Different sub-schools
may use teachings which mirror this on the physical plane by using sexuality
in their rituals, others see it as mere symbology and reject all actual
One of the features that
clearly delineates the difference between Tantra and Shakta is the fact
that the latter teachings always regard the feminine principle, Shakti
or Devi, as supreme, whereas in Tantra the devotee is more or less free
to choose whether she or he takes a male or female deity as personal yidam.
aka Somaton, Digitalis
off of _The Warp Experience_ compilation on Dragonfly
_Anatomic Maneuver_ MP3
by Shakta & Cosmosis
_Falling Down_ MP3 (192k)
by Shakta & Digitalis
reference film _Falling Down_ -
faces: Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas
_Odyssey Of The Mind (Shakta Remix)_ by Mindfield
off of _Odyssey
Of The Mind CDx2 on Phantasm (2000)
off of _Order Odonata 6_ compilation on Dragonfly (2001)
- sample: "This may be hard for you to understand,
but there is no conspiracy. Nobody is in charge. It's a headless blunder
operating under the illusion of a master plan. Can you grasp that ? Big
Brother is not watching you." - from the film _Cube_ (vhs/ntsc)
off of _Psychic Deli vol. I_ 12"
- _Shakta_ by Digitalis
off of s/t 12" on Imperial Dancefloor
- _Solar Nomads_ MP3
off of _Eternal Frequency_
- sample: "We drift through the universe...";
"...pushed on by the solar winds"; "From planet to planet..." - Leonard
Nimoy from from the film _Invasion
Of The Body Snatchers_ (vhs/ntsc)
- _Tritone Frenzy_ off of _Psychedelic
Electronica 2_ compilation 12"x2
on Psychic Deli (1999)
- _Dogma Freak_
- _Penumbra_ MP3 (192k)
off of _Creeping Ambivalent Tendencies_ compilation CD on Ambivalent (2002)
- _Present Moment
Tease remix)_ by In R Voice + Shakta on Return
To The Source
(Shakta Remix)_ by Tetra Clash
_Lepton Head pt III_
from film _Little Man Tate_ - face: Jodie Foster
"What did you
just call me? - Lepton.
hell is that? - You wouldn't understand.
a minute, speak slowly then!
- Ok. A
lepton is a z particle.
- Do you
know what protons and electrons are?
what are they?
teeny tiny things that atoms are made of?
- Well leptons
are even smaller..."
_Spiritual Beings In Physical Bodies_
sample: "Purity of the membrane that exists between
worlds, the seen and the unseen, the physical and the spiritual.
And that we are spiritual beings in physical bodies."
sample: "Don't go mystical or paranoid on me -
NOT NOW! That computer thinks, but we're the ones in control."
shakti shakta (edit)
_The Enlightened Ape_ on Dragonfly/Nova Tekk
01. The Future Is Now
02. Human Life
03. _Space Flowers_ MP3
samples from the film _Invasion
Of The Body Snatchers_ (vhs/ntsc)(1978):
"I have seen these flowers
all over - they're growing like parasites on other plants, all of
a sudden. Where are they coming from?" - Brooke Adams;
"... outer space?"
- Donald Sutherland;
"What are you talking
about? A space flower?" - Jeff
"Why not a space flower?
Why do we always expect metal ships?" - Veronica
"I've never expected
metal ships." - Jeff Goldblum
04. Of The Essence
05. Zevel Boy
06. Between Worlds
07. Life Circles
08. The Enlightened Ape
09. _Brainwash Nation_ MP3 (160k)
sample: "The television screen is the retina of
the mind's eye; therefore the television screen is part of the physical
structure of the brain... Therefore whatever appears on the television
screen emerges as raw experience for those who watch it. Therefore television
And reality is less than television."
- from the film _Videodrome_ (vhs/ntsc)
directed by David
_Out Of Sight_ on Dragonfly 2001
05'44" _Amazon_ MP3 (192k)
08'08" _Next Stop Kawaguchi_ MP3 (192k)
08'28" _Dirty Bouka_
09'21" _Questions_ MP3 (192k)
sample: "Questions..." by Roy Batty (Rutger
Hauer) to Chiu in the film _Blade
06'24" _Too Close (Digitalis)_
07'08" _Quiet Science_ MP3 (192k)
samples: "morphology... incept dates... questions...
longevity..." by Roy Batty to Chiu
06'03" _System 16_
06'33" _Out Of Sight_
00'39" Bonus Track
Trigger/Silicon Trip_ 12"
_Of The Essence/Zevel Boy_ 12"
on Dragonfly (1999)
_Lepton Head Part II/Tri Kay MP3 (256k)
Collaboration with Ping
Pong on the track, _Between The Nothing_ which samples from the film,_Altered
sample: "First you will see a spot. The spot
will become a crack. This is the crack between the nothing...
and out of this nothing will come your unborn soul."
off of _Deck Wizards: Goa Gil - Kosmokrator_
on Psychic Deli 1996
book _Shakti - The Spiritual Science of DNA_
by E.J. Gold (1973)
Static on Ultimate (1994) recorded and mixed at Shakta and Heliosphere
Studios February/March 1994