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Aristotle said the purpose of a pen is to write, the purpose of a human is “eudaimonia”. Translation: “blossoming”.
Line by line, I take the sentiment of this stanza, which is the last … ((more))
What a useful thread! Thanks everyone for this.
I feel some inclination to try Zazen/Shikantaza and do so from time to time, but it usually scares me away. My comfort zone is in long, guided medit… ((more))
The latest episode of one of my favourite podcasts, The Zen Studies Podcast, is about precisely this topic. I thoroughly recommend a listen—this podcast has been invaluable to me in learning about Bu… ((more))
After a trip to the galleries of Vienna recently, my partner and I are doing a lot of painting. I painted this placemat and coaster using the colours of the Tibetan prayer flags, inspired … ((more))
@federica, that’s quite all right. No offence taken. I assumed you had more to say, and I’m sorry you had an unpleasant experience.
There’s an interesting Lions Roar article I read recently, which… ((more))