Ancient Buddhist wisdom holds that a person should seek enlightenment in the same way a person whose ‘hair is on fire’ would seek water – with the utmost urgency.
Tag Archives: Buddhism
Nothing more needed today.. besides some English Breakfast or Earl Grey.
Image shot while at Upaya Zen Center for an Insight Dialogue retreat.
I attended an Insight Dialogue retreat at Upaya Zen Center last week which focused on the meditative technique called Insight Dialogue practice. It was my first retreat at the center and I must say,…
This morning I felt sedated, tired – as though a paper weight had been carefully placed over my heart, lest all the leaves and branches collected the before be blown away before they could be truly known. The space I inhabited was nonsensical. I could recollect the actions taken the day before but only in an
How do crisscrossing lines of experience color and scratch the lens of awareness? What scares us away from the continual array of unfolding beauty? Why do we shut down? How can we be so blind to so many golden opportunities…
Words stand between silence and silence: between the silence of things and the silence of our own being, between the silence of the world and the silence of God. When we have really met and known the world in silence, words do not separate us from the world nor from other men, nor from God, [...]