Category: Awakening

James Cowan: What is Life?

When a relaxed spirit meditates and dreams, immensity seems to expect images of immensity.                                            Gaston Bachelard For life is beyond, in the life that wakes.                                            Edmond Jabes I have often been disconcerted by the way we bandy around the word ’life’, as if by doing […]

Ranjan on the Meaning of Life

What is the meaning of life? Sages through the ages have taught that striving to reflect love, fair play and truth in all we do is how life derives meaning. We learn to do this through our relationships with the universe; nature, plants, animals and other humans. The […]

Nirmala: What is Life Itself?

“What is the meaning of life?” is a wonderful question because it has no final or fixed answer. Meaning is a purely mental or conceptual experience, and so it is always changing and evolving. This can mean that the question unfolds in new and ever-changing ways. It also […]