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The Sacred Worlds Series
Quranic perspective on the nature of man: Video clips of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Books about Buddhism
Science and the Myth of Progress
Light on the Ancient Worlds: A Brief Survey of the Book by Frithjof Schuon
Martin Lings: Video Clips on his Early Spiritual Influences
A Definition of the Perennial Philosophy
Books on Hinduism
The Sermon of All Creation: Christians on Nature
Every Branch In Me: Who are we as "human" beings?
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A Flower Does Not Talk

Silently a flower blooms,
In silence it falls away;
Yet here now, at this moment, at this place,
the whole of the flower, the whole of
the world is blooming.
This is the talk of the flower, the truth
of the blossom:
The glory of eternal life is fully shining here.

— Zenkei Shibayama
"This is the talk
of the flower,
the truth
of the blossom :
The glory of eternal life
is fully shining here"




image by Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Barnes, T.G. & S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.
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