This is one of those words you think you understand, but really never give it much thought. Self can mean many different things depending on the context. When you refer to your ‘self’, you tend to mean something along the lines of the dictionary definition of the word: a person’s essential being that distinguishes them… Continue reading Glossary: Self
Satori is the Japanese term used in Zen Buddhism to refer to awakening and the realisation of the true nature of the self, or Buddha nature. It’s also sometimes called Kensho, where ken means ‘seeing’ and sho means ‘nature’ or ‘essence.’ Kensho is generally understood to be your first experience of realisation and is often… Continue reading Glossary: Satori
Words are powerful. With words we can create worlds, bring joy and laughter, share our dreams and innermost thoughts, pass on our knowledge, educate and learn. We can also destroy, confuse and mislead. Words are notoriously slippery. Many creation myths say the world was born from a vibration – a sound or a word. In… Continue reading Glossary: What’s in a Word?