2.5.9 Contemplative Ritual

[contemplative ritual, chanting sounds]   And that the song. Is. Don’t give it a name. That’s left. Your eyes. And go entirely into a world of sound. If I should say anything to you during this. Silence.    Just listen to the sound of my voice,...

2.5.8 Intro to Contemplative Ritual

Before we begin our celebration, I want to talk to you for about half an hour and I apologize for this because I am for the elimination of sermons on Sunday mornings. But I need to explain both for you and for the radio audience what we’re going to do. It has...

2.5.7 Why Not Now?

Before we begin our celebration, I want to talk to you for about half an hour and I apologize for this because I am for the elimination of sermons on Sunday mornings. But I need to explain both for you and for the radio audience what we’re going to do. It has...

2.5.6 Art of Meditation

A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So, he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusions. By thoughts, I mean specifically, chatter in the skull. Perpetual and compulsive repetition of words, of reckoning and...

2.5.5 Zenrin Poems

Water not disturbed by waves settles down of itself. A mirror not covered with dust is clear and bright. The mind should be like this. When one big clouds it passes away its brightness appears. Happiness must not be so awful. When what disturbs passes away happened...

2.5.4 Meditation

The art of meditation is a way of getting in touch with reality. And the reason for it is that most civilised people are out of touch with reality because they confuse the world as it is with the world as they think about it and talk about it and describe it. For on...