Browsing All posts tagged under »Nondualism«

YUGEN.

August 17, 2013

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“The true Way is as vast and boundless as outer space. How can you talk about it in terms of right and wrong?” – Nansen “Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my tearoom I am swallowing the whole universe with it and that this very moment of my lifting my […]

The New Haiku Vol. 4

January 14, 2013

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  *     After a heavy rain An owl’s call Illuminates the starless sky       *       Wherever we perceive duality Know that it is False       *       Money and ego, Ego and money – I am interested in neither.       *   […]

Just Peel the Potatoes: On the Birthday of Alan Watts

January 6, 2013

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Happy Birthday to Alan Watts, an important light along the Way. Biography, quotes and work here. “Zen … does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.”   “If you know that “I”, in the sense of the person, the front, the ego, […]

The Stars Have Eyes

January 2, 2013

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Current cosmology still speculates that all things as we know them burst forth into existence with the Big Bang some 13.75 billion years ago; from this natal explosion all matter and energy raced forth and spread out, creating the known Universe and everything in it. Quantum Physics has shown that in reality matter has little, […]

Radio Saudade: Episode 9 – El Moro at the Controls!

March 10, 2012

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The Universe is a mirror. – Diego El Moro El Moro is in the house tonight to mastermind the mix with a bag full of soulful and meditative records obtained fresh from a journey wandering the East. Nuff respect! or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 9 (mp3) here. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Hariprasad Chaurasia and Brijbhushan Kasra – […]

Original Vibration: Singing Bowls and Sacred Horns

July 16, 2011

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As Space Blobs continue to baffle scientists and Sun Ra paints my summer mindscape with intergalactic questions and answers, my thoughts turn once again to the exploration of fundamental concepts in Eastern thought, specifically Vedic philosophy. Earlier I posted an essay attempting to articulate the concept of nondualism  by creating an analogy with water drops […]

Nondualism

April 8, 2011

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Nondualism Imagine a mass of water, a wave moving along the surface of the immensity of the ocean, and at one point a part of that wave seems to break away and become a different wave that eventually heaves backwards and crashes together with the wave from which it emerged. The crash – the explosion […]