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Making It Be  Spring with Everything

Burton Watson, Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings, Columbia University Press, 1996

Once Chuang Chou dreamt he was a butterfly, a butterfly flitting and fluttering around, happy with himself and doing as he pleased. 857 more words

Wisdom Traditions

How To Escape Mould And Dust Through Digitization

In my study of traditional Chinese literature I often deal with old books. Not only were my novels published quite a while ago, a lot of research that is still relevant today was done in the last century. 1,041 more words

Chinese Literature

After Reading Brecht's Galileo

We want heroes, role models, saints, exemplars
Keep looking!

Ramakrishna had his soft spot for the young lads, didn’t he?
Howard Zinn had affairs

Gandhi slept in his old age along side young Hindu relatives… 73 more words

No Time For Poetry But Exactly What Is

Right Understanding

When Mind is seen as all minds, there are
no more words. In this understanding
exists past, present and future.

source: Seng-Ts’an
image: Eddie’s Images


The Bahamas: Body of Water

The author, a struggling flyfishing guide in the American West, accepts a free fishing trip to the Bahamas and quickly gets hooked on bonefishing and the life story of Bahamian David Pinder, Sr., one of the sport’s first and best guides. 249 more words

World Literature

masks do not conceal monsters

Culture should be respected, but there are also times where some practices shouldn’t be tolerated. In my opinion, I think that it boils down to the harmfulness of the practice and the consent of the individual. 368 more words


Murder In The City - Book Review

Title – Murder In The City

Author – Supratim Sarkar (Translated by Swati Sengupta)

Genre – Non-fiction, anthology

As part of my birthday reading goals… 827 more words