Just Passing Through

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I When my time comes all the bindings will be undone immersing me in a reversing flow currents converting me to a slow unwinding and un-blinding the final secrets proving all geometries under a fat moon in a starlit sky … Continue reading

Happiness in the Era of Trump

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Bodhicitta is a way of connecting to other lives, of saying we are nothing without that connection and that our connection to each other is deeper than we can ever truly know. As if suddenly dropped into an alien landscape … Continue reading

Train to Chiangmai

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I arrive by taxi at the Don Mueang train station across the street from the airport about 40 minutes early, despite the usual snarled traffic of this vast and complex metropolis. I don’t know what to expect in the mornings. … Continue reading

Becoming still

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A few things are starting to emerge from the buzz of being back in North America. The most unsettling and disorienting feature of life in the fast lane is that here, every lane is the fast lane. There is no … Continue reading

Karma: a thing of the past?

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We all understand karma. At least we think we do. When something bad happens to someone else, we might say, oh well, it’s karma. Even when something bad happens to lots of people, we might say the same thing. There’s … Continue reading

The Two Truths: both/and…

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The Two Truths express the dual nature of all phenomena as both real and illusory, or empty. That is the defining premise of this blog. Everything appears to have substance: material reality as well as mental activity, sensation, emotion and … Continue reading