The tomb of the Once and Future King is in the Invisible College located at the hidden Heart of the World. It is a mountain, burial mound, and stairway to heaven all-in-one.
Man becomes aware of the sacred because it manifests itself, shows itself, as something wholly different from the profane. In each case we are confronted by the same mysterious act, the manifestation of something of a wholly different order, a reality that does not belong to our world, in objects that are an integral part of our natural "profane" world.
"There is something old and true in fantasy that speaks to something deep within us, to the child who dreamt that one day he would hunt the forests of the night, and feast beneath the hollow hills, and find a love to last forever somewhere south of Oz and north of Shangri-La.”
Tolkien and Boehme are part of a tradition that illustrates the nature of the world in modes of music, myth, and the identity of the creative process between art and nature.