JANUARY EDITORIAL

The mind that is learning is an innocent mind, whereas the mind that is merely acquiring knowledge is old, stagnant, corrupted by the past. An innocent mind perceives instantly, it is learning all the time without accumulating, and such a mind alone is mature.
 J. Krishnamurti
Welcome to 2019 and the year of the earth pig.
Apparently, this will be a year of good fortune and luck.  Personally, I am a pig Chinese zodiac native and I’m advised to make a great deal of money by investing.  Lucky colours are those representing fire:  red, orange and pink.
Well, if that information inspires you to be positive in the coming year, then thanks to the curiously named website Karma Weather.
In this edition, I have pulled a few articles from the past which I think are worth another read:
The Enjoyment of Sound
Ode to Manchester
Ernie Buck: an Interview

Keep Swimming
Hello from Goa
All the best for the coming year.  Albert Harris
FEATURES
A LOVE CALCULUS:  Jaiya John
THE FINAL WORDS OF PADMASAMBHAVA: Erik Pema Kunsang
THE ENJOYMENT OF SOUND:  Dirk de Klerk
THE DANGERS OF DILUTED BUDDHISM:  Lama Jampa Thaye
LET’S DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT:  Elizabeth Mattis Namgyal
BULGAR WHEAT WITH SPRING ONIONS AND MUSHROOMS:  Madhur Jaffrey

 

POETRY
ODE TO MANCHESTER:  Ani Rinchen Khandro
ELSEWHERE:  Maeve O’Sullivan
TO A POET A THOUSAND YEARS HENCE:  James Elroy Flecker
PERSONAL STORIES
ERNIE BUCK: AN INTERVIEW:  Yeshe Dorje
KEEP SWIMMING:  Vicki Mckenzie
HELLO FROM GOA:  DM
FICTIONAL STORIES
FAIRYLANDIanthe Pickles
MUST HAVE SEA VIEW:  Kate Durie
BOOKS
ONLINE BOOKSHOP
VIDEO
LAZY LAMA FILM:  Niko von Glasow
WINTER WALK:  Yeshe Dorje

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