Category Archives: Week 2: From Hakanasa to Mujo

These are all posts from week two.

From Hakanasa to Mujo – Michael Charewycz

This past weekend I visited my girlfriend in New York City, and on the way back in the evening I noticed the reflections of passing towns and cars and lights through and on the large window I sat next to. … Continue reading

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Anitya

Sarah Marakos I was walking toward the Memorial Steps on my way to class one morning after it had snowed while puddles were newly forming on the black street. Grey sky- Puddles reflecting images Of students hurrying to class. This … Continue reading

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Letting Go

I was sitting on the subway when I overheard a conversation of a between a woman and her friend.  One of the women was talking about how she had to leave her children due to drug addiction when I noticed … Continue reading

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Week 2 : Hakanasa to Mujo

Thinking about Hakanasa to Mujo By Song I got various colored roses as a present from my friend yesterday, so I put them in a vase to appreciate their beauty. Winter– Roses in a vase Already withering   In the second … Continue reading

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From Hakanasa to Mujo – By Chris Navarro

I walked my dog to the park at midnight on a snowy night and I was taken by how beautiful and bright it was. Grass covered with snow Black dog running in the night Appears bright as day   In … Continue reading

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Japan Primed for Buddhism and the Transformation of Ideas

The other morning I walked up the President’s Lawn and looked through the trees to see the sun shining through the trees. Sunlight through the trees Illuminates the world Waiting for spring to arrive This week we learned about how … Continue reading

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Thursday

Late on Thursday night I was hurrying back from the SMFA shuttle after class and it was unbelievably cold and windy.  On my street everything was blowing wildly and the light from the streetlamps was very foreboding in general. Though … Continue reading

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Dreaming Buddhas

Having woken up late and feeling groggy on Sunday I opened the shade to see the afternoon snow.   A once clouded head Sees the floating snow– Now cleared by clouds above   Anitya is the Buddhist concept that “the … Continue reading

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the evanescent beautiful

On Sunday morning, Evan was sitting on his bed, spacing out and trying to decide what to eat, and I saw the snow through his window. Snow Swirling in the air Window frame, your silhouette ————————————- Last week we talked … Continue reading

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Week 2

I left Tisch late on Monday night after it snowed and saw a bunny hop in front of me around Goddard Chapel! dimly lit walkway untouched snow suddenly — a bunny       I was a little confused after … Continue reading

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