When A Tree Falls

  To hear me recite the poem click on the video link below:   When A Tree Falls Video   When A Tree Falls—An Unexpected Reprieve   https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=DE7BF189930200B0&id=DE7BF189930200B0%214659&parId=DE7BF189930200B0%21206&o=OneUp     Already a bit on edge anticipating the arrival of the tree removal people, I decided to sit outside after a quick breakfast and drink my … Continue reading When A Tree Falls

Our True Nature

  “The Buddha taught that our true nature is emptiness- a lack of a permanent Self- and when this true nature is realized, the divine states of the Brahma-viharas - loving-kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity- emerge.” “In the teachings of the great yoga masters, our true nature is Brahman, the universal soul, of which … Continue reading Our True Nature