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A young monk came to live in the monastery where Ajahn Chah, a prominent Buddhist leader,  was practicing. The people who lived in the town outside the monastery were holding a series of festivals in which they sang and danced … Continue reading

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A path into darkness and silence

Listening to Orpheus (5) I love this piece, even though it is so popular and many times just mis-interpreted. The story of the “Moonlight Sonata” is a bittersweet one. Beethoven fell in love with one of his students – Giuletta … Continue reading

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On the Sofa with Jerome

An exchange between Jerome and Angelika A: Good Morning, Jerome! How are you? J: Good morning.  I am wondrously blessed!  May I add that when I say or write that in response to that question, I consider to whom I … Continue reading

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