Mad half-hour in Kerala on a Royal Enfield
Katya Grineva has developed an international following playing music I’ve mostly been ignoring. Turns out the mistake was all mine.
Having spent my entire adult life in an intensive spiritual practice that is utterly absorbing and complete, I’ve never felt a need to play around in the world of life-enhancement seminars and workshops (not even when not to have done Est! was considered to be a serious faux pas).
Everyone can agree that yesterday in Beijing Chinese offered the world it’s most spectacular Olympic opening ceremony ever. Did anyone notice what the Chinese were celebrating?
With their humorous diction and sudden changes of rhythm and speed, William Gottlieb’s racy, percussive poems cover a lot of territory fast. He pleads for us to get serious about the cut.
Here are two new poems from Ken Stateman, an artist, entrepreneur, and spiritual practitioner who lives in Marin County, California.
Brilliantly alliterative and punnish, Heather McHugh’s confident, sensual insights find the fissures and seams in our ordinary heedlessness. She has a gift for turning our touchy, unnoticed vulnerabilities into revelation.
In the conclusion to “Apocalypse,” effectively his last literary will and testament, D. H. Lawrence restates the faith that animated all his work.
On Global Peace Meditation Day, Sunday, May 20, 2007, thousands will gather at 12 locations to pray and meditate for world-peace. The occasion that will be monitored by Princeton University’s Global Consciousness Project, which uses random-number generating computers to measure the field effects of massed human intention. Here the eminent global philosopher Ashok Gangadean encourages us to boost our prayer by liberating it from the ego’s conceits . Read More