Aireys inlet — My brushes with Buddhism have been few and far between and yet profoundly important for me. I associate these encounters with three specific words that represent very particular concepts. The words are these: compassion (which, though not without its intricacies, is perhaps the most readily understandable of the three), mindfulness (which is surely the most popular Buddhist notion in vogue these...
Khumjung — The colors of the five Buddha families can always be seen waving on the wind in the Himalayan region, over mountain passes, water crossings, peaks, and energy centers. It’s said that each wave of a fl...
Livermore — I had no idea where this poem would go when I started it. It’s been a long time since I allowed myself to just write spontaneously. Usually I need a clear conceptual road map. I only had one general i...
Hong Kong Buddhist Society Day
Temple Stay - Haeinsa
Five Kinds of Waking Up
This one got written a little differently.
Usuki Stone Buddhas after a thousand years
The World as Emptiness