Meaningful Living: a modern expression of the gradual path of awakening

The key to meaningful living is mindfulness. The heart of mindfulness, a simultaneous blending of love with clear-seeing-enquiry, arises out of the multi-levelled life and living that we are. 1 This is the music of the universe and it resounds in everything. Listen! You can hear the singing in your bones, your feelings, your perceptions … Continue reading Meaningful Living: a modern expression of the gradual path of awakening

The Art of Contemplative Science: Praise for “The Songs of Trees”

Perhaps David Abrams approached it when he referred to the process of dying as “expanding into the wider life of the planet”. Perhaps Alexander Skutch was near to it when he wrote, “An outstanding attribute of an awakened spirit is its expansiveness, its insatiable hunger to experience more widely, to know more broadly and profoundly, … Continue reading The Art of Contemplative Science: Praise for “The Songs of Trees”

The Thirty-Seven Factors of Enlightenment and The Five Phases, Paths or Stages

I realize refuge in the true state of affairs the radical inclusivity of life unfolding in all it’s fullness, the vast ungraspable suchness that is this living world/universe. This is ever fresh buddha in action. I recognize, celebrate and cultivate the paths, teachings and encouragements that support our realizing the true state of affairs. This … Continue reading The Thirty-Seven Factors of Enlightenment and The Five Phases, Paths or Stages

Living Buddha, Living Dharma, Living Sangha: a modern Buddhist's response to a Donald Trumpian world

Living Buddha, Living Dharma, Living Sangha or What's the problem? What can I do? What can I realise? How can we help? (a modern Buddhist's response to a Donald Trumpian world) by Tarchin Hearn, Feb. 2017 Click here to read in PDF format Late afternoon sun and it's hot. With passing rainless days, everything has … Continue reading Living Buddha, Living Dharma, Living Sangha: a modern Buddhist's response to a Donald Trumpian world

Silent Prayer

Left Palm <------------> Right Palm gazing at these wondrous hands easeful presence and skilful engagement mind and matter form and function knower and known work and play inner and outer micro and macro self and other one and many profound and mundane worldly and spiritual stillness and movement animate and inanimate brain and body individual … Continue reading Silent Prayer

Remembering that Precious No-Name Being, "Namgyal"

Guru Buddha Dharmakaya Namo Gliding through spaces sacred groves of illumination, translucent mind embracing. Consensual drifting these currents of beingness bringing forth worlds – not through language but through love and loving – togetherness nurturing. The rhythms of this breathing, – the music that we are – warm breath a lick of salt. Cascading wonderment … Continue reading Remembering that Precious No-Name Being, "Namgyal"