Palace In Thunderland - The King Of The Empty Aeon (CD)
Catalog number: FD1003
The King of the Empty Aeon, the Maitreya, the future Buddha referenced by pioneering Japanese Soto Zen Monk, poet and thinker Eihei Dogen. The historic Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, sought enlightenment after his father's deceptive attempts to shield his son from suffering and mask reality in a false world of pleasure was unveiled, for it was foretold by the hermit sage Asita that the boy would become either a legendary king, or an enlightened Sadhu, or Holy Man. But in an age of technological advancement, social media, and a 24 hour news cycle, such a scenario would be an impossibility. What causes and conditions would drive one living in this modern age to seek enlightenment, to become a fully actualized human being?
This is the story of the King of the Empty Aeon, told as only the sonic prophets Palace In Thunderland can tell. You have just witnessed the witnessing of the witnessor...