From Other Traditions

  • Princess Ateh (from The Dictionary of the Khazars) The Dictionary of the Khazars, by Milorad Pavic, was published in the UK some time around 1990. I heard of it first on some radio program that reviewed the book.  It was intriguing to me; the book was a dictionary and yet it was not, because it could be read as a story and read ...
  • The Breath …The third method is very ancient and found in all schools of Buddhism. It is to rest your attention, lightly and mindfully, on the breath. Breath is life, the basic and most fundamental expression of our life. In Judaism ruah, “breath,” means the spirit of God that infuses the creation; in Christianity also there is a ...
  • The King of the Wood Writing that has a long term impact is uncommon. There are few such examples that I can recall from my own history of reading. Here is one that stood out. Indeed, I’m not entirely sure why, but it haunted me on the first reading, and it continues to do so. It comes from the introduction ...