Bamboo Poetry: Haiku and other lyrical language

Bamboo Poetry: Haiku and other lyrical language

Note: This article first published in January 2015, revised with fresh material in 2021. Bamboo is a plant like no other. Due to its size and stature, some call it a tree. In fact, botanists say it’s a grass. It’s strong, it’s flexible, it’s...
Inspirational Quotes and Proverbs of Eastern Wisdom

Inspirational Quotes and Proverbs of Eastern Wisdom

No matter how many times you hear a pithy proverb from the Dalai Lama or come across a powerful passage from the Bhagavad Gita, certain pearls of wisdom never seem to lose their luster. And though they may strike us as common-sensical and undeniable, we find ourselves...