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bated breath: poem

bated breath clear vision a rose being a rose a soul a soul and I’ve still no idea which card to turn over watching for monty back into an angel his sly smile provoking my fear clouding shrouding what rose so holding still is the answer watch watch watch click on the pigeon to home […]

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tanya at peace: drawing/painting

I am just so chuffed at this… click on the pigeon to home Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Gwen’s pregnancy: drawings

see 5th 6th and 7th month at Gwen’s Pregnancy click on the pigeon to home Bookmark It Hide Sites

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the mantra

I spoke of a mantra in the last post, and the mantra is as follows OM namah shivaya gurave satchitananda murtaye nishprapanchaya shantaya niralambaya tejase I bow to God (Shiva) [my teacher] whose form is truth/the existent,  mind/consciousness, ananda (see below), ever present peace, self-existant light click on the pigeon to home Bookmark It Hide […]

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Ananda (and the nature of the divine) There is a mantra in which the second line tells us that God’s form, God’s nature, is “sat, chit, ananda”. “sat” is truth, is the real, the actual. “chit” is mind, experience, consciousness. and “ananda”? Everyone says ananda is bliss, almost everyone… and it doesn’t quite compute. The […]

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Kusalo’s Old Lady

Kusalo’s Old Lady Ajahn Kusalo is a Buddhist monk in the “Thai Forrest” Theravadan tradition, and what a joy I found it to be in his company, to listen to him.  A quiet laughter punctuates his speech and thoughts. He told a story I thought worth repeating… Kusalo is from the antipodes, and his aged […]

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