Wild Geese: Wednesday January 18, 2006
Imperfect Buddhists…Tags: al-ghazzali, buddhism, islam, mary oliver, poetry
Fixing It.: Wednesday November 2, 2005
The world is beyond fixing, and perfection forever out of reach. Why should such a thought be liberating?Tags: buddhism, mary oliver, suffering, talmud
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Tangled Branches: Wednesday July 26, 2006
Thoughts on the so-called “vandalism” of the Bodhi Tree.
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Is the problem religion, or is it something more subtle?
Animal Pleasures: Thursday June 19, 2008
Do animals experience pleasure? And if so, what are the implications of this?
People are Natural Disasters Too: Thursday January 4, 2007
Earthquake, fire, flood… and our fellow human beings.
Disillusionment Dharma (Part II): Monday September 5, 2005
Is Buddhism the cause of disillusionment? And what are the rewards of this disenchantment?
Purity? What purity?: Friday July 28, 2006
On the virtues of being mixed-up!
Risk: Wednesday November 12, 2008
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Shiny Buddha: Thursday August 3, 2006
Sri Lankan Buddha images have bene recently reported to be emanating golden light…
Unpacking the Self: Tuesday August 1, 2006
Thoughts on selfhood and its absence.
Unwholesome Imaginings.: Monday August 8, 2005
Buddhism, and the invention of hell.
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.