Now Mostly Enjoying:
Chogyam Trungpa. The bad boy of Tibetan Buddhism, provides a new perspective perhaps, particularly for those accustomed to learning that the Spiritual Warrior is a defilement-warrior.
Zizek. Makes philosophy challenging but also quite fun.
Category Archives: Writings
8 One by one the lamps on the stage blow out, The meeting place empties, and a dark stain Blots out my dream-images like deep sleep, Hushes my mind like a raised forefinger. The guise In which I have all … Continue reading
This poem is by Saigyo, the Japanese medieval poet extraordinaire: michinobe ni shimizu nagaruru yanagi kage shibashi tate koso tachidomaritsu Stopping off, Next to a quietly flowing stream In the willow’s shade. I said, ‘Just a while’ Stopping, standing there … Continue reading
River Song by Li Bai Magnolia oars; a spice-wood sea boat Jade flutes and gold pipes; from end to end Gorgeous wine in bottles, a thousand pecks Carrying dancing-girls; following waves: going, staying… The Immortal Man waits … Continue reading