It is now Friday, December 4, 2009. It’s been a couple of weeks since I last posted anything, here at the end of a surprisingly quiet autumn for the buddha is my dj. I realize that I’ve been posting less lately. (And, my god, there’s been so much that I could have (should have?) written about!) There are real reasons for the scarcity of posts, to be sure, but rest assured the following: the primary reason I’ve been posting less is that I’ve been deeply engaged with some other projects this fall; and you can expect more from these parts in the new year.
Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form. This is the big idea in all the prajña-paramita sutras. Paramita means “perfection,” that which leads to the other shore of awakening. Prajña means wisdom. This is one of the fundamental practices of bodhisattvas, of those who strive to awaken all living things. But not just any wisdom. It’s […]