The Third Position: Neither Here, Nor There It is just a matter of hitting the bell, closing the door, lighting a candle. In the past… Read More »The Third Position: Neither Here, Nor There
Right Understanding. Let me begin with a definition of right understanding. It is a teaching of the Eightfold Path and is considered the root… Read More »Someone Asked. And the Answer is: Right Understanding
Flee the chit chat with others, except as an act of charity. Love people very much. Talk with few. Talk with moderation. Put nothing… Read More »Dogen’s 8th Awareness: Not Engaging in Vain Talk
So much talk in the US about soldiers these days…bashing them, calling them “names” – misunderstanding what and why someone volunteers to serve as a… Read More »Those Who Serve & Risk Life & Limb for Others Are Heroes
The body and mind are of the nature to grow old. The body and mind are of the nature to get sick. The body… Read More »The Five Remembrances: Birth. Aging. Sickness. Death. Karma.
Death and the Maiden By Egon Schiele Egon Schiele died in 1918 of the Spanish flu at the age of 28. __________ Hiding By Sophia… Read More »Art Pieces 1: On Death. A Painting, A Poem & A Scrap from A Letter