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Turning One’s Eyes Toward Suffering

I just realized something this morning. In preparing for my first dharma talk which I’ll be giving at Kumeido in Little River this afternoon, and I was thinking about my travels in India, I was thinking about the eye contact I would try to have with people while there, especially the people asking for money […]


Birds, Sacred Places, and Intimate Portraits

Still loving India. Went to the Vedenthangal bird sanctuary for a day which was great. Hundreds of thousands of birds, including huge gorgeous Painted Storks, Spoonbills, Great Ibises, Egrets, Herons, etc. The phone number to the only lodging there (4 rooms) was wrong so I went there with the faith of finding a room. Got […]