The wonderful world of Pi

I have a fascination with π. There is something wonderful, wondrous and unfathomable about Pi. The mystery of an unending serious of numbers with no predictable order. It’s like the mystery of the Universe. It’s like a tickle of your soul. π  is commonly defined as the ratio of a circle‘s circumference C to its diameter d. So simple, yet so complex. Memorisation of… Continue reading The wonderful world of Pi

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This ruined house

Although the windblows terribly here,the moonlight also leaksbetween the roof planksof this ruined house. Izumi Shikibu (Japan, 974-1034) Ref.:

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what is joy?

what is joy?joyis to be eclipsedin who you arenowand is to let downyour weaknessand let downyour strengthand find yourselfat homein everything. Jinghai, Yu. A Scatter of Light in the Summer Sky: Poems of the Tao

Garg Aradhya plays the pants of Mighty Magnus

In a recent Pro Chess League match between the Norway Gnomes and the Delhi Dynamite a young Indian player named Garg Aradhya rated 2315 played the mighty Magnus Carlsen. More than 500 rating points separated the two players. This is normally decisive without question. But in this match the rating difference did not matter. It… Continue reading Garg Aradhya plays the pants of Mighty Magnus

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Was es ist

Was es ist Es ist Unsinn sagt die Vernunft Es ist was es ist sagt die Liebe Es ist Unglück sagt die Berechnung Es ist nichts als Schmerz sagt die Angst Es ist aussichtslos sagt die Einsicht Es ist was es ist sagt die Liebe Es ist lächerlich sagt der Stolz Es ist leichtsinnig sagt… Continue reading Was es ist

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I had fallen in love with Alice

I had fallen in love with Alice (from David Small’s Stitches) from Stitches: A Memoir… on Vimeo. Reference: David Small en barndom i gråtoner

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16th International Push Hands Meeting in Hannover

International Push Hands Meeting This was my first time at the yearly International Push Hands Meeting for Taiji Quan practitioners in Hannover, Germany, running from Wednesday the 6th. through Sunday the 10th. of April 2016. Workshops in the mornings and free push hands in the afternoon. There was a wonderful vibe all week – and it only… Continue reading 16th International Push Hands Meeting in Hannover

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From nothing to something and back

I let go and enter the domain of no one. Heaven and Earth are one. The circle and square are equals. They separate as necessary without effort. First boundless stillness, then endless movement. It makes no sense to talk about form or formlessness. Substance or no substance – what’s the difference? Body, energy and mind – what… Continue reading From nothing to something and back

My river runs to thee

Blue Sea – Wilt welcome me? My River wait reply. Oh Sea – look graciously! I’ll fetch thee Brooks From spotted nooks –  Say Sea – take Me? Emily Dickinson (1830–86).

Everywhere leads the Way

everywhere leads the Way it is perfect impenetrable forever a thousand voices may rise but silence says it better open your eyes and close them up again listen intently then not at all you have nowhere to go and such is the real journey for all roads lead inevitably to your soul Yu Jinghai from… Continue reading Everywhere leads the Way