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We are all Hungry Ghosts

Today is the Hungry Ghost Festival celebrated during the seventh month of the lunar calendar, known as Ghost Month, coinciding with the full moon. It is celebrated in Buddhism, Taoism, and Hinduism and also in many East Asian folk religions. On … Continue reading

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That is enough

Today we ended Tai Chi class by doing the Six Healing Sounds. Connected with simple movements, these sounds are intended to rid the body of negative emotions and energies and to replace those energies with positive ones. When one participates … Continue reading

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Tao te Ching: Chapter One

The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal Name. The unnamable is the eternally real. Naming is the origin of all particular things. Free from desire, you … Continue reading

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Paradox about paradox

Yesterday in my afternoon class we were discussing Part I of Fahrenheit 451. We were examining the paradoxes both in content and in style/ diction that Bradbury uses and why. In a conversation the day before, DS mentioned that this … Continue reading

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