Kitaro - Celestial Scenery: Silk Road, Volume 1 [FULL ALBUM]
1650 Emperor Humayun seated in a landscape (detail), Mughal India, artist : Payag ca. 1595-1655. Son of Babar and father of Akbar, Freer Sackler DC
Thich Nhat Hanh
A Handful of Quiet presents Pebble Meditation, one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community’s practice with children. Designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way to learn meditation, Pebble Meditation is a playful and fun activity for parents and educators to do with children that touches on their interconnection with nature, helping to relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and deal with difficult emotions. -
"Then suddenly he was silent, very powerfully silent, filling the room with his unspoken teaching that went far beyond words, banishing my turning thoughts with his simple presence. In that moment I knew without any question that I AM; and that that is enough; no “who” needed. I just am.
It is a lesson I keep having to relearn, re-experience, for the “doing” and the “thinking” take me over again and again as soon as I forget.”
–James George, retired diplomat, and former high Commissioner for Canada to Ceylon, India, and Iran, on encountering the fierce Sage of Jaffna.
From our new Fall Issue on the subject of spiritual practice.
Krishna Enchants both Gopis and Cow