“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 […]Read More YUGEN.
* 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. * […]Read More The New Haiku Vol. 4
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, […]Read More Just Peel the Potatoes: On the Birthday of Alan Watts
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, […]Read More The Stars Have Eyes
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 – […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 9 – El Moro at the Controls!
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 […]Read More Original Vibration: Singing Bowls and Sacred Horns
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 […]Read More Nondualism