Meditation #32

June 27, 2010

Dharma: What is the cause of the world?

Yudhisthira: Love.

Dharma: What is your opposite?

Yudhisthira: Myself.

Dharma: What is madness?

Yudhisthira: A forgotten way.

Dharma: And revolt … why do men revolt?

Yudhisthira: To find beauty … either in life or in death.

Dharma: And what for each of us is inevitable?

Yudhisthira: Happiness.

From The Mahabharata, adapted and written by Jean-Claude Carrière, film adaptation by Peter Brook, 1990.

A shakuhachi improvisation.   Meditation #32

Yugure no Kyoku

June 20, 2010

“Everything that is authentic is sacred”—Antonin Artaud, The Theater and Its Double.

Yugure no Kyoku

Meditation #31

June 13, 2010

“Think? How the hell are you gonna think and hit at the same time?”—Yogi Berra.

A shakuhachi improvisation.   Meditation #31

Meditation #30

June 6, 2010

“You can’t fix it [corporate monstrosity].  You can’t make it go away.
I don’t know what you’re going to do about it,
But I know what I’m going to do about it.  I’m just
going to walk away from it.  Maybe
A small part of it will die if I’m not around
feeding it anymore”
—Lew Welch, “Chicago Poem.”
A shakuhachi improvisation.   Meditation #30