Knot: Saturday May 16, 2009
Interpretation, and what makes a classic?Tags: heart sutra, hermeneutics, literature, texts
Get Real...: Friday May 15, 2009
Some thoughts on tragic storytelling.Tags: ethics, hermeneutics, stories
Not: Thursday February 5, 2009
Thoughts on the Heart Sutra.Tags: buddhism, heart sutra, hermeneutics, meaning, memes
Speaking With Inanimate Things: Friday August 15, 2008
The curious tale of a bronze bull and its many secret worshippers.Tags: friendship, hermeneutics, miguel tamen
The Dull Monk in the Third Row Theory of the Evolution of Buddhist Doctrine: Tuesday October 18, 2005
Are we too pious in our reading of Buddhist texts?Tags: hermeneutics, humour, interpretation, pali
Today's Most Popular
Messianic Hopes: Thursday June 1, 2006
We don’t need another messiah!
Meditating and Knowing: Sunday January 3, 2010
The limits of the mind, and meditation.
This mind, this mind...: Wednesday April 25, 2007
The mind’s chaos…
The Fine Grain: Thursday December 18, 2008
A few thoughts on attention, judgement and the fine grain of things…
Neuroethics: Tuesday August 19, 2008
Concerning my review of Glannon’s “Defining Right and Wrong in Brain Science”.
Miscommunication: Tuesday March 20, 2007
The Buddha’s first, failed teaching.
Literature and Laughter: Thursday September 25, 2008
Why Momus was banished from Olympus.
Idleness: Sunday May 21, 2006
The virtues of laziness.
Nepal's Buddha Boy Takes up the Sword: Friday January 5, 2007
Ram Bomjon, Nepal’s “Buddha Boy”, once again…
The Weaving and the Unweaving: Monday August 31, 2009
Telling stories about telling stories.
Zen, Brains and Making Friends With Your Own Head: 10 Nov, 2008
It’s a complicated business having a brain.
Lies in Which not Everything is False: 10 Sep, 2008
Stories – they are nothing but a pack of lies.
The Sutras of Abu Ghraib: 30 Oct, 2007
Aidan Delgado on Buddhism, ethics and the war in Iraq.
Baboon: 06 Jun, 2006
Feeling like a grumpy old baboon?
Meditation as Unphenomenology: 07 Feb, 2008
Meditation, cartography and the territory of the mind.