Buddha in Glory

Buddha in Glory

Center of all centers, core of cores, almond self-enclosed, and growing sweet-- all this universe, to the furthest stars all beyond them, is your flesh, your fruit. Now you feel…Read more
Preludes

Preludes

The winter evening settles down With smell of steaks in passageways. Six o'clock. The burnt-out ends of smoky days. And now a gusty shower wraps The grimy scraps Of withered…Read more
Becoming Whole

Becoming Whole

The woman whose speech and actions are the same - her feet become worthy of worship. Keeping our word is the alchemy to become free and whole. Try and make…Read more
Don’t Look Back

Don’t Look Back

Don't look back, battered child Time then hurt you. Let time heal you. Don't look back. Don't look back, beaten child. They knew not what they did except what was…Read more
Kinship

Kinship

Let my words be bright with animals, images the flash of a gull's wing. If we pretend that we are at the centre, that moles and kingfishers, eels and coyotes…Read more
Wayfarer

Wayfarer

Wayfarer Your whole mind and body have been tied To the foot of the Divine Elephant With a thousand golden chains. Now, begin to rain intelligence and compassion Upon all…Read more
Rest in reason and move in passion

Rest in reason and move in passion

And the priestess spoke again and said: 'Speak to us of Reason and Passion.' And he answered saying: Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon which your reason and your…Read more
Every Foot a Shrine

Every Foot a Shrine

Every creature has a religion. Every foot is a shrine where a secret candle burns. Every cell in us worships God. Every arrow in the bow of desire has rushed…Read more
Five Mindfulness Trainings

Five Mindfulness Trainings

The First Training: Aware of the suffering caused by the destruction of life, I vow to cultivate compassion and learn ways to protect the lives of people, animals, plants and…Read more
Wake Up Your Heart

Wake Up Your Heart

O Children of Nothing! Truth can't come in through your eyes, Nor can speech go out through your mouth to find Him; Hearing leads the speaker down the road to…Read more