Blog mechanicsInfo about registering and commenting.
Author Archives: santi
I’ve been immersed in an absorbing book project, editing a major work by Ajahn Buddhadasa. While I keep up with current events, I haven’t commented about them actively. Something changed. The events of January 6th in Washington DC yanked me … Continue reading
Their canes are left over from last year, in spring new ones emerge, both catch my clothes when I get close. They leaf out and eventually flower, then the berries start to form: tiny whitish-green at first, then some pink … Continue reading
“Safer at Home” in Covid-19 times is an opportunity for meditative retreat. “Distancing” becomes space for inner work and “isolation” becomes spiritual solitude, as encouraged in the Buddha’s teachings. Santikaro’s scheduled retreats in March, May, and June have been adapted … Continue reading
Wise words from Amita Schmidt, a dear friend: You might wonder after a pandemic, “Who is going to lead?” A president? The millennials? Wise elders? Philanthropists? Corporations? Criminals? Instead of “who,” wonder “what?” What in me is going to lead? … Continue reading
During a recent Home-Online retreat with friends of Dharma Zephyr (Nevada) certain talks spoke directly to important aspects of our Covid-19 situation. Perhaps you’ll hear something of practical benefit. You can access through Kevala Retreat’s new Audio Library. Subscribers to … Continue reading