These classic Kerouac meditations, zen koans, and prose poems express The Scripture of the Golden Eternity is Jack Kerouac’s statement of. The Scripture of the Golden Eternity has ratings and 56 reviews. Eliasdgian said: [Κρατήσου, Τζακ, προσπέρασε τα πάντα, και τα πάντα είναι ένα όνειρο. 10 quotes from The Scripture of the Golden Eternity: ‘When you’ve understood this scripture, throw it away. If you can’t understand this scripture, throw.

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AS THINGS OF MIND they dont exist, because the mind that conceives and makes them out does so by seeing, hearing touching, smelling, tasting, and mentally-noticing and without this mind they would not be seen or heard or felt or smelled or tasted or mentally-noticed, they are discriminated that which they’re not necessarily by imaginary judgments of the mind, they are actually dependent on the mind that makes them out, by themselves they are no-things, they are eterniyt mental, seen only of the mind, they are really empty goldeb of the mind, heaven is a vision, everything is a vision.

Man goes a-beggaring into nothingness. The book was inspired by a fainting spell, but through sixty-six prose poems, Kerouac tries to explore the vast nothingness of the universe.

The golden eternity doesnt even have to be perfect. In addition to the extensive quotations and references, the book relies heavily on Kerouac’s own experiences and thoughts. Lists with This Book. This book is modeled on a certain kind of Buddhist scripture, and the poems are quite brief and all on basically the same subject: And their combined reward will be no greater and no lesser than what will be won by a piece of dried turd.


O everlasting Eternity, all things and all truth laws are no- things, in three ways, which is the same way: The “golden” came from the sun in my eyelids, and the “eternity” from my sudden instant realization as I woke up that I had just been where it all came from and where it was all returning, the everlasting So, and so never coming or going; therefore I call it the golden eternity but you can call it anything you want.

This was an interesting collection.

There was no question of being alive or not being alive, of likes and dislikes, of near or far, no question of giving or gratitude, no question of mercy or judgment, or of suffering or its opposite or anything. We’re waiting for the realization that this is the golden eternity.

The true understanding of this would bring tears to your eyes. Its been ten years since I read it so I need to read it again soon. Heaven was spun out of a blade of grass: It’s just the natural golden eternity. Imaginary meaning stretched to scritpure mountains and as far as the germ is concerned it stretched even further to make molehills.

The Scripture of the Golden Eternity

In his novel “The Dha Kerouac’s Spiritual Vision At the insistence of his friend Gary Snyder, Jack Kerouac spent the spring of in a small cottage in Mill Valley California to make some final revisions to “On the Road” and to begin new projects in etegnity setting free from distraction.

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The golden eternity rests beyond sin and jjack, is attached to neither, is attached to nothing, is unattached, because the etefnity eternity is Alone. Anyone who enjoys any of Kerouac’s other work will be interested in reading this.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Books by Jack Kerouac. The text is available in a short single volume and in a valuable new collection of Kerouac’s Collected Poems published by the Library of America. All things but come to go. To tell man to be pure on account of the punishing angel that punishes the bad and the rewarding angel that rewards the good would be like telling the water “Be Wet”-Never the less, all things depend on supreme reality, which is already established as the record of Karma earned-fate.


The second teaching from the golden eternity is that there never was a first teaching from the golden eternity. Locate silence, possess space, spot me the ego. The golden eternity makes no demands of us.

The Scripture of the Golden Eternity by Jack Kerouac

The true understanding of this world brings tears to your eyes This collection, like some of Kerouac’s other work, is deeply influenced by Buddhism and other religions. It is too easy to put aside a book such as “The Scripture of the Golden Eternity” based on the troubles and shortcomings of the author.

The Scripture of the Golden Eternity by Jack Kerouac is all of those things, and of course none of those things. Paleolithic man waited by caves for the realization of why he was there, and hunted; modern men wait in beautified homes and try to forget death and birth.

The right book of poetry for the right time in my life.