Emergence of the Cyber-Dragon

Well, recent events have revealed a Cyber-Dragon lashing its tail, showing its teeth and breathing fire! No longer hiding in its cave,...

Christmas New Year 2020

Sending you love from a cold climate. And like TS Eliot's Magi.... “A cold coming we had of it,

Approach to the Unknown

Q. I still don't know what I am getting from the online study meetings, but there is always something that resonates at some point during...

Fields

Q. I wasn’t sure of something in the passage you read. Did you say death was the collapse of a field and birth a collapse of a field in...

The Frequency of the Tradition

Q. I always remember the presence in the room the time you took me to G's house after his death, when we meditated in his front room....

Reflections on Dogen's steelyard

I came across a striking analogy by the great Zen master Dogen, speaking of balance and equilibrium, and the importance of difference,...

From World to World

Q. After reading your last article I have to ponder the fact that there is something in this kind of work and in your writing and...

Subjectivity vs Objectivity

Q. It’s hard to see loved ones so troubled, and feeling unable to help their mental and emotional suffering, however much love you give...

Kabbalah, Psychedelics and Zen

Q. It seems to me that a lot of the symbols from my meditation can be placed on the Kabbalistic tree...? And now I understand how you say...

Internalizing the Kabbalistic Tree

Q. I can see that the strands of things I have picked up through the years are articulated by Kabbalah, and it might provide some frame...

God and the Wheel- a Dialogue

Q. I stumbled on this quote by Rilke just after I had written the mail to you, and somehow I thought it said what I couldn't... “I live...

The Heron and the Pond

A good Koan, as in the collection of gnomic phrases popularized by Zen, is an inexhaustible fountain of symbolic resonances. The mind...

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