Tag Archives: Lotus

Flowering Silence

“So will I build my altar in the fields, And the blue sky my fretted dome shall be, And the sweet fragrance that the wild flower yields Shall be the incense I will yield to thee.” –   Samuel Taylor Coleridge … Continue reading

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None and All

It was the lotus pond sparkling in the sun, it was the waving of the flame before the shrine of a little known awakened one, it was the dog drinking my chai. *  It was the sharing of simple food … Continue reading

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Lotus Jewel

Around eleven a.m. today I stopped back at the lotus pond, wanting to have a look. I walked down the cement steps and squatted in some algae muck that was growing along the lower edges of the cement tank. The … Continue reading

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Sound Into Silence

It has been said the first sound to emerge from the Void was Om. And since the emergence of the first sound, there has been an explosion of sound on planet earth –  from the splash of rain on water, … Continue reading

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