Dear Gillian Thirty-years apart, or there abouts, my ability to ‘listen’ and to ‘hear’ has deepened. As I am now nearly 55-years-old – I cannot
Worship in all its grades and kinds, is the response of the creature to the Eternal: nor need we limit this definition to the human
The interface between Ch’an Buddhist practice and Christian practice is that of contemplative prayer. Contemplative prayer is preferably ‘silent’, and comprised of a single, meaningful, one-syllable word.
‘More than other believers, the contemplative ought to be an “expert in atheism.” Does he believe? Perhaps, yet without believing, it seems to him. He
Whilst visiting the Ganga Ramaya Temple in Beruwela, Sri Lanka in 1996, I saw Theravada Buddhist monks continuously exercising ‘metta’ (loving kindness) and ‘karuna’ (compassion). The surface and
There it is. Reality as the Buddha perceived it, explained through the expert use of words that appear to transcend the dynamics of language. All