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Purgatory of Blogging September 29, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Janet @ 4:20 pm


Fegefeuer des Bloggens

Tranquility embraced us. We were captured by the mighty spirit of the place. Venerable ruins seemed to exhale this tranquility that the monks were seeking to concentrate on the essential.
We entered Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire’s magnificent monastery. Monks started to create a place for contemplation here in the 12th c which lasted until the dissolution. The monks disappeared but their spirit shaping the genius loci couldn’t be destroyed. We were spellbound.

Tiefe Ruhe umfing uns. Mächtig wirkte der Geist des Ortes. Ehrwürdige Ruinen schienen diese Ruhe auszuatmen, eine Ruhe, die die Mönche suchten, um sich auf das Wesentliche zu besinnen.
Entspannt und guter Laune betraten wir Fountains Abbey, die großartige Klosteranlage in Yorkshire. Hier hatten im 12. Jh. Mönche begonnen, sich einen Raum der Kontemplation zu schaffen, der bis ins 16. Jh. bestand, als die Klöster aufgelöst wurden. Die Gemeinschaft verschwand, aber ihr Geist und der genius loci

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2 Responses to “Purgatory of Blogging”

  1. Dina Says:

    Thank you so much for reblogging our work! It’s highly appreciated. 🙂
    All the best,

  2. Klausbernd Says:

    Thanks a lot for reblogging! 🙂 🙂
    Happy weekend
    The Fab Four of Cley

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