"Tis light makes colour visible:
at night red,
greene, and russet vanish from thy sight.
So to thee light by darkness is
since God hath none, He, seeing all, denies
to mortal eyes.
From the dark
jungle as a tiger bright,
form from the viewless Spirit leaps to
"For he whose mind is well trained in the ways
that lead to light,
who surrenders the bondage of attachments and find joy
in his freedom from bondage,
who free from the darkness of passions shines
pure in a radiance of light,
even in this
mortal life he enjoys
eternal inner peace."
is the nature of this invisible thing called light whose presence calls
everything into existence excepting itself?
Light touches all aspects
of our being, revealing a part of itself in each encounter. We have seen the
character of successive ages reflected in the images they have made of light.
Light has been treated scientifically by
physicists, symbolically by religious thinkers and
practically by artists and
Each gives voice to a part
of our experience of light.
When heard together they craft a fuller
image of light than anyone discipline can offer - all speak of one thing whose
nature has been the object of human
attention and veneration for millennia.
Only more recently have we
grown certain of the entanglement of nature and the human mind.
transformations of cultures over time
have had profound effects on the insights
humanity has had into nature.
These form a
sequence, not of disjointed fragments, but a whole that unfolds in time, a
series of awakenings that
reflects inner growth.
philosopher Heraclitus was right: "It
is in changing that things find repose."
intuitive knowledge of light have
continual metamorphosis of our inward instruments of knowing.
Through research, artistic practices and
light's elusive being constantly re-creates itself
in our mind's eye, offering fresh
epiphanies to every generation.
The very existence of that
transformation suggests the
possibility of further evolution,
individually and culturally,
and the possibility of re-linking the moral and
sensual, the physical and spiritual, in a fresh,
manifestation of light is a potentially occasion for grasping the truth of
light, be it the dappled disks of light beneath the shade of a
tree or the moonbeam that
furtively makes its way through a chink in the wall.
offers an occasion for enlightenment, for
seeing the light.
Seeing light is a metaphor for
seeing the invisible in the
visible, for detecting the fragile garment that holds
our Earth and
all existence together.
In the mingling of
nature and mind arises an understanding of
the light of life." - Arthur Zajonc
Light is defined as: sunshine
to make luminous
to enliven or
brightness of the eyes
to emit light; be
to fill with illumination
to set on fire; ignite or
illumination derived from a source of light
electromagnetic radiation of any
the period of time between sunrise
source of fire, such as a match or cigarette
an individual with the power of
the way of illumination for an
something, such as a window, that admits
doctrine, the guiding spirit or
divine presence in each
natural source of light
such as the sun or a star or an artificial
source of light a fire, a candle, a lamp, a lantern, a lighthouse or an
electric lighting fixture
light is used figuratively to denote that
which resembles physical light in any regard, as
"Our eyes have evolved as light receptors by an
adaptive process that responds to the nature of light.
tells us things about the true nature of light.
There is no room for a
view that all our knowledge of light is nothing more than a mental creation.
It is precisely because it is a creation of our minds that our
knowledge of light contains elements of an underlying reality.
that we possess eyes bears witnesses to the reality of that something we call
light." - John D. Barrow
"This is the message we heard from Jesus and now
declare to you: "A true seeker must transcend those joys and
delights that are just the ray and reflection of the glory of God. He must not
let himself grow content with such things, even though they are of God, come
from God's grace, and are
of the radiance of God's beauty, for they are not
eternal; with reference to God they are
eternal: with reference to man, they are
God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all." - 1
Think of the rays of the sun shining into houses. They are rays of
the sun, and they are light, but they are attached to the sun and not the
When the sun sets, the ray's light does not remain. What we
have to do, then, is to become the Sun itself,
so all fear of separation can forever be
ended." - Rumi
In Zoroastrianism the principle fight is
between Ahura Mazda, the light of order, and Angra Mainyu, the darkness of
Religious mythmakers use concepts that will be widely
This tradition is ensconced in Christianity as the fight
between the dark force of evil and
the light force of good.
are afraid of the dark. Little children are afraid of the dark because they can
not see. Little children understand that the ability to see is advantageous to
their well-being. Therefore their fear of the dark is justifiable.
trait is carried into adulthood with future effects directly proportional to
degree of fear and trauma experienced initially in
'Dark' thoughts are seen by a man's soul as detrimental
to living whereas 'light' thoughts are seen as spiritually
anywhere in the universe travels
through space at 186,000 miles per second. Photons enter the eye/brain/mind configuration
as stream-bursts of light via the retinal process, which amplifies each
photon's energy a million times or more.
Every waking moment visible
light flows into your eyes, intiating a magnificent process which entails light
oscillating through swirls of
multitudinous neural fibers, passing through
a refraction process involving
millions of microscopic rods and cones located at the back of the eyeball,
which produce electro-chemical currents that surge through the optic nerve and
into the thalamus, then the visual cortex, mysteriously creating the
marvelous process we experience as
The entire edifice of how
we perceive reality is intimately reliant on the retina's reception of light
waves, the largest percentage of which are photons radiating from the
Sunlight is essentially
streams of photons, "particles" of light which have zero "mass."
Photons as radiant electromagnetic energy bind
electrons to the orbits of
Atoms, of which the entire
phenomenal world is made, are
born from the astronomically immense upheaval of super nova explosions which
occur every second across the universe
of one hundred billion galaxies, with
each explosion producing a luminosity one billion times that of our
We consist of such furiously made "stardust"
We are, in essence, beings of light born from solar fury. "-
Evolution of the theory of light
Newton theorized the transmission of material particles, or
corpuscules, sent off in all directions from luminous bodies, traversing space,
in right lines, with the velocity of approxiamately 186,300 miles per
Isaac Newton argued that the geometric nature of reflection and
refraction of light could only be explained if light was made of particles,
referred to as corpuscles, because waves do not tend to travel in straight
Newton sought to disprove Christiaan Huygens' theory that light
was made of waves.
The theory of the nature of light known as the
undulatory or wave theory consisted of the propagation of vibrations or
undulations in a subtile, elastic medium, or ether, assumed to pervade all
space, and to be thus set in vibratory motion by the action of
luminous bodies, as the atmosphere is by
The currently accepted theory, electro-magnetic theory
of light, most accurately describes the properties of light as a form of
Michelson-Morley experiment is the prelude to the theory of
Albert Michelson attempted to detect the passage of earth
through the Ether with the use of an interferometer an instrument he
At that time it was postulated
the propagation of waves needed a medium.
Sound travels through the
medium of air.
It was theorized light waves from the sun travel through
the medium of Ether.
Theory: A difference in the measured speed of the
to-and-fro motion of a light beam within the interferometer will be caused by
the forward motion of the earth during the light beam's time of transmission.
The difference in light speed will cause a "fringe shift" to be seen in the
No fringe shift could be detected !
physics was no longer unified !
To solve the problem Einstein
'postulated' the speed of light is a constant, like Plank's constant
irrespective of the motion, not just of the light source, but also of
Observer" part is very hard to accept. "A
sound wave travels at a constant speed in air (of a given temperature and
density) whatever the motion of the sound source. Sound from an airplane
travels forward at a speed that is unaffected by the speed of the plane.
But if you travel toward that approaching sound wave then you must add
your speed to that of the plane's sound wave if you are to know the speed with
which it approaches you.
Einstein 'postulated' that the simple
"addition of velocities" that applies to sound does not hold true for light.
Light waves approach us at the same speed whether we travel toward or
away from that light beam.
Einstein didn't observe this - he postulated
Einstein said: "Let's assume it is true."
from it? Well, speed is distance divided by time. When you move toward that
light beam, which (Einstein said) always approaches at a constant speed
irrespective of how you (the Observer) move,
then space must contract, and time must dilate to exactly the extent that is
needed to ensure that the light approaches at an ever-constant speed. It's a
bizarre claim. What Einstein did was take the fundamentals of physics, space
and time, and argue that they must be subordinated to a velocity." -Tom
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