Baarish

بارِش - rain, plenty, windfall, rainy season, rainfall, showers Rain, Baarish. Words seem to me to be attempts to capture experience. Developed over time, migration, multiple experiences encased in sounds. There is scientific description, when one looks to linguistics, but an ephemeralism which pattern identification and organisation alone can't capture. What does rain mean to … Continue reading Baarish

Lake District Reflections/Camblog #16

Today I was reading about the Tibetan Buddhist concept of Rigpa. Rigpa is a state of pure and pristine awareness, an unaltered state that spiritual practitioners of that tradition aim to be re-united with through practices of meditation. The master Dudjom Rinpoche says that for most people 'At present our Rigpa is like a little … Continue reading Lake District Reflections/Camblog #16