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Tag Archives: Philosophy
Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh apply ancient ideas to modern problems
When professor Michael Puett started teaching a course on classical Chinese philosophy at Harvard, few people expected his class to become one of the most popular courses on campus. Why did so many students flock to this seemingly dry topic? … Continue reading
“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.”
- Alan Watts
New translation of ancient yogic text contains universal meditations for deep living
The Vijnana Bhairava Tantra — recently translated by Lorin Roche, Ph.D. as “The Radiance Sutras: 112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight,” has no known date of origin or author, though it originates from the land we know today … Continue reading
A collection of philosophies on life and death
Religion plays a role in nearly every society around the world, answering many questions, including the ever-present, “What happens after death?” This is why atheists and agnostics often feel as though they’re left out of the conversation, isolated in their grief. … Continue reading
Jane Packer will inspire you with the most incredible funeral flowers rethink ever!
If you’re seeking ideas on how to use flowers to make your memorial service or funeral the most beautiful and unique ceremony ever, there is no floral designer as amazing as Jane Packer. Her book, Jane Packer: Flowers, Design, Philosophy is … Continue reading
In life, we have a "choice between fear and love," says the late philosophical comedian.