last words

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.

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bodhisattva work

Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form. This is the big idea in all the praj&#241a-paramita sutras. Paramita means “perfection,” that which leads to the other shore of awakening. Praj&#241a 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 […]