The workshop is in the mind

  We have sensory consciousness and mental consciousness, and they cognize phenomena in very different ways. Eye consciousness, for example, is that part of our mind – effectively “consciousness” and “mind” are synonyms – that, through the medium of the eyeball...

Attachment is a lie

At its root, attachment is a lie. That sounds so abstract. At the emotional level it’s experienced as dissatisfaction, emotional hunger, neediness, expectations, controlling to get what it wants, manipulating, grasping; all of those are attachment. This is the daily...
Postcard 5 from Robina: Moscow, Thursday May 19, 2011

Postcard 5 from Robina: Moscow, Thursday May 19, 2011

I’m a city girl, and the bigger and louder the place, the better. Right now I’m in one of them: Moscow. I love it! There are 15 million people here. The traffic is unbelievable: they drive just like I aspire to drive: with the aggression and focus of the...