Category Archives: Ecology

Eco-engaged Ethic

Good morning!   We can observe dawning earlier with dimly morning light now, but still not bright enough in coming here. So, I walk slowly and calmly to get to this place lest the motion sensor catch my movement for … Continue reading

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Man’s Manipulation and Menace

Good morning!   Because of the clouds we cannot see the beautiful bright round moon today. Yesterday the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the “Doomsday Clock” a minute forward, to five minutes before Doomsday.   Like the radiation rain … Continue reading

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Individual Karma, Shared Karma, Non-karma

Good evening!   We had a very warm day going up to seventy. We got the news that the economic damage related with the severe weather was the biggest ever. This is the shared karma.   A few days ago … Continue reading

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Death at Deadend

Good morning!   On the way here I listened to NPR, which reported the losing of millions of dollars by the lack of snow. Before that I got the news of the Japanese government not allowing nuclear reactors operating more … Continue reading

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Human Hells

Good evening!   Today we got the news of 9,000 radiation-caused cancer cases per year near the Indian Point nuclear power plant, located 25 miles from New York City. The other day we received other news of children’s cancer deaths … Continue reading

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Limitless Truth, Goodness, Beauty, and Holiness

Good morning!   We have very cold temperatures, going down to 19 degrees. So, our car windows are frosting – it’s very difficult and dangerous to drive.   When we come out of our cars, we can see beautiful stars … Continue reading

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Night of Nescience

Good evening!   We are going to have three sittings at this year’s end. What kind of year did you have? For me, the biggest thing was the nuclear meltdown, which represents the meltdown of our nescience. We started using … Continue reading

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Washing Way: Pure Path

Good evening!   We had a nice warm winter day today with the temperature going up to 61 degrees. When I saw snow recently, I imagined radiation falling like snow, covering everything.   This evening I watched an NHK special … Continue reading

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Perfectly Proven Path

Good evening!   We had snow this morning below the freezing temperature. So, it was very dangerous to drive or brake among other cars running. When snow has now gone, it is safe to do so.   It is easy … Continue reading

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Sit and Savor Amrita (Ambrosia, Immortality)

Good evening!   We have now a nice warm, wet atmosphere, which gives life to plants and animals. Trees survive thousands of years, even ten thousand years. Tree and true have the same root of dhrî (the root form of … Continue reading

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