Poetry

Japanese Zen Master Dogen (1200-1253)

Dogen Zenji was perhaps the most enlightened and influential Zen master in Japanese history. He lived in Japan in the thirteenth century. The 12th and 13th centuries was a period which produced many enlightened masters across the world, including Meister Eckhardt and Hildegard von Bingen in Germany, St Francis of Assisi and Thomas Aquinas in(…)

Patience: The Lake of Beauty by Edward Carpenter

Irvine, Scotland, taken by my friend Jamie Glenday. See his Facebook pages for more great photys. The Lake of Beauty Let your mind be quiet, realising the beauty of the world, and the immense the boundless treasures that it holds in store. All that you have within you, all that your heart desires, all that(…)