Category Archives: ahimsa

Of Dialogue of Wisdoms and Emancipation

Please take a look at the next drawing. What do you see? Is it that for you these lines are just random patterns of shades and lights? Do you see an old person or is it a young person? Are … Continue reading

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The Divine Mother

–by Sri Aurobindo (Nov 10th, 2017) …She is the Force, the inevitable Word, The magnet of our difficult ascent, The Sun from which we kindle all our suns, The Light that leans from the unrealised Vasts, The joy that beckons from the … Continue reading

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Hábitos del Corazón / Habits of the Heart

–por Parker Palmer (Nov 02, 2017) [English below] “Hábitos del corazón” (una frase acuñada por Alexis de Tocqueville) son formas profundamente arraigadas de ver, ser y responder a la vida que involucran nuestras mentes, nuestras emociones, nuestras autoimágenes, nuestros conceptos de significado … Continue reading

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The Basic Delusion

–by Eckhart Tolle (Oct 26th, 2017) The human mind, in its desire to know, understand, and control, mistakes its opinions and viewpoints for the truth. It says: this is how it is. You have to be larger than thought to realize that … Continue reading

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Eres Una Comunidad / You Are a Community

–por David Grinspoon (Oct 19, 2017) [English below] Pudimos vislumbrar algo que Lynn nos ayudó a aprender: que nuestra propia individualidad es una ilusión breve que es trascendida por el amor y la biología. Las vidas de las pocas mujeres y hombres … Continue reading

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Becycling: Lifting the illusion

–by Peter Kalmus (Oct 12th, 2017) The changes I’ve been making to my own life are simple, but they go far beyond recycling or green consumerism. I came to see that the business-as-usual ways of industrial society are bankrupt. So I actively … Continue reading

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El Campo de Rumi / Rumi’s Field

–por Patty De Llosa (Oct 5, 2017) [English below] Tal vez Rumi lo dijo mejor: “Más allá de las ideas de hacer el mal y hacer el bien, hay un campo. Ahí nos vemos. Cuando el alma se acuesta en ese pasto, … Continue reading

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The Great Story

–by Thomas Berry (Sep 29, 2017) Our destiny can be understood only in the context of the Great Story of the universe. All peoples derive their understanding of themselves from their account of how the universe originally came into being, how it came … Continue reading

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Desprofesionalizarnos / Deprofessionalize Ourselves

por Gustavo Esteva  desde Unitierra Oaxaca [essay in English Deprofessionalize Ourselves below] Cuando era niño la palabra ‘necesidad’ tenía sólo una aplicación práctica: cagar. Se usaba cuando mi madre nos decía: “Cuando lleguen a casa de su tío, pregúntenle dónde pueden … Continue reading

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Respuestas No Preguntadas / Unquestioned Answers

–por Lynne Twist (Sep 21, 2017) [English below]   Una vida comprometida es una vida que la has orientado hacia algo más grande que tú mism@. Una vida comprometida es una vida que está rendida y significa que estás gobernad@ por tus … Continue reading

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