To the scientist the aim of alchemy seems only to be the transmutation of base metals into gold. Though some alchemists were concerned solely with this, many were serious and dedicated thinkers who used alchemical symbols and ideas to probe religious, philosophical and psychological issues.

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Haiku is a form of poetry which is written in seventeen syllables. Each poem contains a word that refers to the season described in the haiku. The following haiku are by the three greatest haiku poets of Japan. (All translations are by R. H. Blyth)

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Digital Caravan - Hamsalila
Digital Caravan - Gum
Digital Caravan - Radag Krishna
Digital Caravan - Rewired
Digital Caravan - Supermarket
Digital Caravan - Promenade
Digital Caravan - Ambient Experiment

Sitar, guitar, bass, & computer Darren Saravis
Mantras Krishna’s Kendall Ackroyd
Native Voices Alicia Villa
Prayers in Farsi Pooja Majd
Spoken Words Sergio Martinez
Technical support Mark Wheeler