Category Archives: Essay.

Emergent Buddhism in China, return to Guang Jue Monastery.

I was going to blog from the temple, but of course it ended up panning out differently. It was a wonderful weekend and it’s great to see how things are progressing there. The last couple of days I’ve been putting

Emergent Buddhism in China, return to Guang Jue Monastery.

I was going to blog from the temple, but of course it ended up panning out differently. It was a wonderful weekend and it’s great to see how things are progressing there. The last couple of days I’ve been putting

Radical Inquiry: Rebirth from the Cushion Redux Part 1.

Namo Amituofo! ~~ This topic, first raised in Threads from the Whole, is one that really deserves more than a blog post or essay. A book would do it more justice, and indeed there is a wealth of material out

Radical Inquiry: Rebirth from the Cushion Redux Part 1.

Namo Amituofo! ~~ This topic, first raised in Threads from the Whole, is one that really deserves more than a blog post or essay. A book would do it more justice, and indeed there is a wealth of material out

The Person and its Awakening.

Your castle of earth and stone may be beautiful, but unless you dwell in the fortress of the unchanging, you must depart and leave it behind. So keep to the fortress of the unchanging!  – Padmasambhava The consciousness in you

The Person and its Awakening.

Your castle of earth and stone may be beautiful, but unless you dwell in the fortress of the unchanging, you must depart and leave it behind. So keep to the fortress of the unchanging!  – Padmasambhava The consciousness in you

A New Renaissance and the Transcendental.

“Our business is to break down & dissolve the mental ego & get back to our divine unity without losing our power of individual & multiple existence in the universe.”  – Sri Aurobindo “Evolution is not finished; reason is not

A New Renaissance and the Transcendental.

“Our business is to break down & dissolve the mental ego & get back to our divine unity without losing our power of individual & multiple existence in the universe.”  – Sri Aurobindo “Evolution is not finished; reason is not