Although the windblows terribly here,the moonlight also leaksbetween the roof planksof this ruined house. Izumi Shikibu (Japan, 974-1034) Ref.: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/articles/68606/spiritual-poetry
what is joy?joyis to be eclipsedin who you arenowand forever.it 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
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
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
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 tegneseriesiden.dk
Seeing the clear blue sky, I know I am it.
Liberating your mind. You set your seul free. Let your spirit realm free, join nature without effort. Wuwei of the small mind. How do you do it? Broaden and extend your vision. Let your deep mind rest in Shen. This is when the Master has returned to your house. My Heart is calm. Fear and… Continue reading Liberate your mind
International Push Hands Meeting push-hands.de 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
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
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 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
Allan Watts elucidate the Dao.
Chinese Internal Martial Arts, Taji, Bagua Xingyi and a few other internal styles, has for the past decades enjoyed an ever growing popularity in China and abroad for a good reason. Its good for health. Everybody seems to be a master of something today. Lots of people boaster their ego by calling themselves master of… Continue reading The self-proclaimed Modern Master of Taiji
A Feature Interview with NSA Whistleblower William Binney Here you will find insights to the emergence of the global surveillance state! William E. Binney was a highly placed intelligence official with the United States National Security Agency (NSA) for more than 30 years. In this feature interview William Binney blows the whistle on NSA’s blatant wrong doings… Continue reading The Future of Freedom
It seems to me that “mindfulness” is often misunderstood. In my view it’s because of wishful thinking or simply “wrong view” to use a buddhist paraphrase. I guess you can argue about the definition of “mindfulness”. And you can argue which is more or less accurate in and out the Buddhist context. The following is however not… Continue reading The understanding of mindfulness