The Dhammapada

Introduced and Translated by Eknath Easwaran; @2007 Nigiri Press, 275 pages. Dhammapada means “the path of truth, righteousness.” These are the teachings of Prince Siddhartha Gautama once he became the Buddha. If you’re like me, some if this may need a bit of explaining. And since I am new to Buddhism, I will probably get … More The Dhammapada

The Bhagavad Gita

Introduced and translated by Eknath Easwaran, @ 2007, Nilgiri Press, 295 pages. Wow. How has it taken me so long to find and read this book? It is difficult to form words around this, but that’s the whole point of posting, so I’ll try. “Gita” means “song,” and “Bhagavad” means “Lord” or “God.” This is … More The Bhagavad Gita

Good-bye 2016

This post is a benchmark post for me. Hopefully, it will withstand any desires for deletion and be here next year when I can reference it and take stock, once again. This year, not unlike last, has been challenging. During this time, I feel like I’ve been undergoing a test without end. This has been … More Good-bye 2016