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Is there no place like home? A 3000 word essay for a chance to win $100,000 for the 2019 NIne Dots Prize.

Dear Friends,

I entered an international competition called the NIne Dots Prize early this year (2019) to write a 3000 word essay on the theme: Is there no place like home? Continue reading 



Sir Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones sing 12 ’Buddhist’ Songs.

 

We could consider the 12 songs of the Rolling Stones among the rock anthems.

There is a regular theme with Mick of his struggles with desire for pleasure and then finds he experiences love in his heart and then the love fades. Continue reading 



The Buddha taught the Way to God. Part Two

PART TWO of TWO

Heart Meditations

  • Meditation on Love/Friendship/Kindness
  • Meditation on Compassion
  • Meditation on Appreciative Joy
  • Meditation on Equanimity

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Wendell Berry, a living USA poet. Short extracts from some of his precious poems on animals, land, trees, nature, spirituality, suffering, war and politics.

Here are short extracts from some of the major poems of Wendell Berry, 84, the much-loved American poet, farmer, critic and activist.

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Rainer Maria Rilke. Who is Lou Andreas Salome, his first lover?

Born in St. Petersburg, Lou Andreas Salomé (1861-1937) combined erotic sensuality, exceptional beauty and a sharp intelligence that enchanted men and women who spent time in her company. Continue reading 




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