Category Archives: Week 2: From Hakanasa to Mujo

These are all posts from week two.

Paradox of Clouds by Kaveh Veyssi

I was walking to Braker Hall on Wednesday afternoon when I looked up to see one layer of clouds that was stationary and one underneath it which was moving across the sky quickly.   Two layers of clouds – One … Continue reading

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World of Dreams

Walking along the Capen St. parking lot when it was snowing; saw footsteps etched in the snow that went in almost every direction. Snow falling – On the blanketed path, Footsteps of unnamed travelers. This week’s lectures talked a great deal … Continue reading

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A Winter Day to make me live

Looking outside of my warm room’s window, I looked at a bare tree that was gaining snow, yet seemed unaffected by the cold outside. Tree dusted with snow, Bare and beaten by the wind. Why don’t you shiver?   From … Continue reading

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Clouds that Passed

I was walking one day to Hill Hall, my freshmen year dorm, to collect a package from mail services, when I saw the clear blue sky and clouds scattered on it that remind me of the beautiful view which I … Continue reading

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How Japanese is Japanese Budhism?

Walking down Professor’s Row on Wednesday night. Streetlights dancing with the drizzling rain A warm winter night.               The framing of Buddhism into Japan as a belief system that is both complementary to and … Continue reading

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Buddhism

by Shawn Power This past weekend I was in the locker room in between periods with my hockey team when I looked around at my teammates. Sweat dripping Labored breathing One period to play   This past week we began … Continue reading

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Principles of Buddhism

By Julia Russell I woke up Sunday morning to a thin layer of snow outside, but with new flakes melting quickly on the street. Snow floats past the window; A gust drives it faster toward the ground.       … Continue reading

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