Anda #5 - April 29, 2023 - Current Reads & Sees
Andas are where I share associative blobs of links to what I’ve been exploring, seeing, listening to, and reading. "Anda" means egg in Sanskrit. It's a zone of fertility and creativity.
Here are some things I’m reading and watching, online and off.
Words of My Perfect Teacher, Patrul Rinpoche. Buddhist classic from the inimitable Patrul.
Crutches and Spice - Instagram of disability blogger and edge-rider Imani Barbarin. You might not like everything she says, but she’s always worth hearing.
The Teachings of the Odd-Eyed One: A Study and Translation of the Virupaksapancasika, with the Commentary of Vidyacakravartin (SUNY series in Hindu Studies)
Heart Advice of Ayu Khandro - one of Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche’s main teachers.
Ma In Her Words - a privately circulated compendium of the teachings of Anandamayi Ma. Now you have it!
Cosmic Anarchy by Ayesha Khan, a Substack newsletter bridging science & social justice and decolonizing healing & medicine.
Alien Motherships: Pentagon official floats a theory for unexplained sightings
Awakening Together: The Spiritual Practice of Inclusivity and Community by Larry Yang
Indrajit Samarajiva on Medium - Sri Lankan writer - kind of the Alexis de Tocqueville of our time. Radical, no-holds-barred view of our current sitch.
Christopher Stamey on Instagram - queerly affectionate send up of iconic Southern neighbors and personalities in church.
The Dipolomat - entertaining new global political thriller on Netflix with Keri Russell and a bunch of other great actors.
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