The suffering need not be mine But the very presence of suffering Depresses me to no end What kind of a man is he who Continues with his life gleefully Despite seeing suffering all around And what kind of a God is he who Despite being compassionate is helpless Don’t give me the goddamned yin-yang … Continue reading Shangri-La

Seeking the Seeker

by Jack Engler When we practice mindfulness meditation, many things arise in awareness. We typically turn our attention to each thing in turn—different thoughts, feelings, body sensations, states of mind. We often don’t turn our attention to that which is doing the observing, that which seems to be doing the thinking, that which is aware. This … Continue reading Seeking the Seeker