Leavetaking

Leavetaking

My delight in death exceeds the pleasure of a merchant who makes a vast fortune, or a victorious war god, or a sage in total trance. Like a traveller taking…Read more

Impermanence

The Mandala, Tibetan sand painting, is an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. The mandala is a Sanskrit word meaning cosmogram or “world in harmony.” Mandalas are drawings in three-dimensional…Read more
Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

As swimmers dare to lie face in the sky and water bears them, as hawks rest upon air and air sustains them, so would I learn to attain freefall, and…Read more
Life lived

Life lived

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you lived and…Read more