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Death

“the permanent ending of vital processes in a cell or tissue”

Langmusi, Sky burial, June 2017

Tibetan Sky burial

Fed to the vultures

Chopped up

Photography

Book of Kells

Tucked away in a back corner of Trinity College Dublin’s campus is an old classroom building which has been retrofitted with all the modern bells and whistles. 920 more words

Travel

MOCKS AND MONKS Episode 5

Yurik glanced at Raymond. Their eyes met and she lowered his head. He stared at him for some seconds, wondering if his lowered head was due to guilt or respect. 1,807 more words

Story Series

Ama Dablam Peak seen from Tengboche Monastery in Khumbu, Nepal

Ama Dablam Peak seen from Tengboche Monastery in Khumbu, Nepal

Brother Odd * Dean Koontz * Odd Thomas Series

Loop me in, odd one. The words, spoken in the deep of night by a sleeping child, chill the young man watching over her. For this was a favorite phrase of Stormy Llewellyn, his lost love, and Stormy is dead, gone forever from this world. 744 more words

Dean Koontz

MOCKS AND MONKS Episode 4

The pensive footsteps of the Prior halted with a deep sigh as he beheld Brother Alexander lying motionless on the hospital bed- eyes shut in pain. 2,223 more words

Story Series

Ready to Mine: Zen’s Legitimating Mythology and Cultish Behavior

Stuart Lachs, New York City[1]
ICSA Paper June/July 2017 Conference Bordeaux, France


I will show in this talk that the legitimating story and mythic history of Zen Buddhism lays the groundwork for an authoritarian inclined leader – titled Zen or Chan master or… 3,462 more words

Buddhism