Dogen Zenji was a Japanese Buddhist priest, writer and poet who lived in the early 13th Century. Garry Snyder is a teacher, poet, essayist and travel writer who lives today … Continue reading Blue Mountains.
This, from one of my favourite writers, Peter Matthiessen:
At the end of March I am going to be attending a 7 day intensive zen meditation retreat amongst the sandstone cliffs of Yengo National Park, 2 hours north west … Continue reading Climbing nude on Kosciuszko.
Dragons Gate is situated atop a high waterfall that cuts from the legendary Longmen mountains above the Yellow River at Hunan. Carp that have endured the difficult and treacherous journey … Continue reading Here there be dragons.
“You can’t live a bunny life and write tiger poems” :: Bonnie Myotai Treace ::
“Don’t be helpful; be available.”–Robert Fripp (King Crimson guitarist and meditation practitioner) Sage advice. So often we are far too busy proffering advice and concocting opinion to just open a … Continue reading Don’t be helpful.
I recently came across this eloquent post from John Tarrant a meditation teacher who was born in Tasmania: “The first thing about really having your own creative life is not … Continue reading Turning moments.