Category Archives: Transpersonal

So It Goes

This piece by Skip Hursh reminds me of Vonnegut. Specifically, the Tralfamadorian concept of time. It’s like how an alien with a different concept of time would see a person: The vibrance of youth slowly decaying as death steadily approaches, … Continue reading

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Giving

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THIS IS WATER

David Foster Wallace is one of my favorite authors, and learning about his death was a very surreal experience, like something out of one of his short stories. I was a few weeks into dathun (a month of meditation), and … Continue reading

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No more compromise with the Lords of Materialism

“The age of the three poisons has dawned And the three lords of materialism have seized power. The dharma is used for personal gain And the river of materialism has burst its banks.” -Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, The Sadhana of Mahamudra … Continue reading

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Guard your mind.

There is a man out there named Gene. During the Sandy Hook school shooting Gene sheltered six children in his home and later gave an emotional TV interview about the day’s events. Within a week of experiencing this unimaginable tragedy, … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Weapon

Well, it’s another heart breaking day in America. While I agree with those that want to see more common sense gun laws that keep weapons of of the hands of sociopaths, the root issue regarding school shootings really isn’t guns. … Continue reading

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symptom/spirit

“…although a stabilization of the American economy might be good enough for US citizens, or that the end of the drug war might be sufficient for Mexicans, or that the resolution of the credit crisis might do for the Europeans, … Continue reading

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basic sanity

Al Qaeda wants the world to think the rest of the middle east shares their values. American bigots want the world to think the rest of America shares their values. Despite the gross imbalances and widespread delusion of our times, … Continue reading

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I Feel Big

“The Universe Is In Us.. There’s a level of connectivity. And that’s really what you want in life; you want to feel relevant you want to feel connected. Like you are a participant in the goings on of activities and … Continue reading

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Nonviolence

“Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time: the need for man to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects … Continue reading

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