Be Like Your Place – Buran Nalgarra

Be Like Your Place – Buran Nalgarra

Reflections I am at home, recovering from my recent total knee replacement surgery. For those who’ve travelled this path, you know how painful this particular procedure is, but we also know that slowly, ever so slowly, if we persist with rehab things get better,...
Quantum Phenomenology

Quantum Phenomenology

Escaping the Western Cultural Prison of Dualistic Materialism I spent last weekend catching up with my Rigpa dharma community at the Sydney Rigpa Centre in Newtown, for a special Buddhist retreat with Patrick Gaffney. Patrick co-authored The Tibetan Book of Living and...
Wisdom and the Knowledge Code

Wisdom and the Knowledge Code

The Map is Not the Territory My friend Inge Riebe is an anthropologist who has long grappled with one of the main challenges of her discipline.  How do you get to understand a very different culture to your own from its own side, and escape the trap of seeing...