This little meditation on death and insight is inspired by Laurie Anderson’s song, ‘Everything is Floating’. The song and the audio together make a 10 minute reflection that you can add to your daily meditation, or listen to on a walk or commute.Read More
The October round-up is all on the theme of death. With musings by Alan Watts, a death documentary by Steven Eastward, and rituals devised by Grayson Perry.Read More
In this months dharma arts round-up you’ll find: choreographer Deborah Hay, Jim Carrey on loosing ‘self’, ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ and other books on the Bardo, and Sahaja’s ‘Graffiti Buddhism’.Read More
Empathy can be a healing emotion, it consoles us at times of grief or difficulty. Kisa Gotami and Käthe Kollwitz are both consoled by knowing that they are not alone in the loss of their children, not alone in their suffering.Read More
This little dharma art mission is taking its inspiration from Laurie Anderson, and particularly her film, ‘Heart of a Dog’.
Dharma art mission 04 is to record a dream.
Reflecting on death I’d always get stuck on the bit where I tried to imagine the world carrying on without me.
As a Buddhist part of my practice is to reflect on death. At times death has been quite close. At other times we can go whole days, even whole weeks without thinking of death.
But we must.
Dharma art mission 03 is to make a 'memento mori'