Dos soles

1 Atardece en Delhi. El sol rojo desciende tras la bruma. Sol pasión. Sol dolor. Sol amor. Corazón sangrante. 2 Amanece en Tárcoles. El sol blanco asciende tras la niebla. Sol gracia. Sol paz. Sol amor. Corazón luminoso. Delhi: Atardecer y Qutab Minar (Foto: BDW) https://videopress.com/v/xUStiSCf?preloadContent=metadata Amanecer blanco en Tárcoles: 6 de setiembre 2020

Rumi: Giving Yourself

Watching summer blooms at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, I am moved by their loving magnanimity. They give their vitality generously to hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, bumble bees, fireflies, and any other visitors who feed from their sweet heart. Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis) Loving Spirits, the summer flowers give their delicious energy without asking their guests for … Continue reading Rumi: Giving Yourself

Regreso al Jardín Japonés de Brooklyn

Regresé al Jardín Japonés, mi hogar sentimental, natural y espiritual más atesorado en Brooklyn. En el corazón del Brooklyn Botanic Garden, es mi Sanctasantórum neoyorquino. Cuando llegué a la explanada frente a la laguna, hice un reverencia de respeto ante el torii (鳥居), el portal bermellón que indica la cercanía de un altar sintoísta. Leí … Continue reading Regreso al Jardín Japonés de Brooklyn

Rumi: Four Streams

I have been pondering, for months, Rumi's poem "Your First Eyes." He speaks of four streams that run inside the lover's soul-heart. I have been wondering what these spiritual currents might be. A lover has four streams inside,of water, wine, honey, and milk.Find those in yourself, and pay no attentionwhat so-and-so says about such and … Continue reading Rumi: Four Streams

Yom Kippur

One of the great blessings of my peripathetic life has been learning from intimate personal contact with people from a wide range of cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and religious backgrounds. People of Jewish faith observe Yom Kippur today - the Day of Atonement, a holiday of spiritual self-examination that emphasizes bestowal and forgiveness at the outset … Continue reading Yom Kippur

La flor del cafecillo

Si andás atento, cada caminata trae experiencias sorpresivas. En mi caminata por el Parque Nacional Carara a principios de julio pasé junto a los arbustos de cafecillo (Erythrochiton gymnanthus) que suelo observar al costado de los senderos. La placa informativa me recordó que es un arbusto de la familia Rutaceae (por tanto, primo de cítricos … Continue reading La flor del cafecillo

Rumi: Everyone Is Totally Forgiven

Amanece. Recibamos esta aurora con amor y gracia, sin juicio, culpa, ni lamento. Renazcamos y vivamos agradecidos, felices, con gozo. El Agape es incondicional; la Gracia, absoluta. Let us welcome this dawn with love and grace, without judgment, guilt, or lament. Let us awaken, be reborn, and live with gratitude, happiness, and joy. Agape is … Continue reading Rumi: Everyone Is Totally Forgiven