Poet Fred LaMotte (aka Alfred K. LaMotte) is an adjunct professor of world religions and an interfaith chaplain who lives in Olympia WA. He has a blog called Uradiance, where you can read and hear more of his poetry, at https://soundcloud.com/fred-lamotte-1.
Here he reads his poem: My Ancestry DNA.
Exploring the concepts of Listening in Dreams, Deep Listening, Black Quantum Futurism, and Quantum Listening
a masterpiece album from Pulitzer Prize winning musician dealing with intergenerational trauma
SAND guest speaker with a taste of Sufi Whirling
Dazzling timelapse shows how microbes spoil our food – and sometimes enrich it.
Exploring the deep sound medicine of Laura and the implications of living in a world of sound
These songs — the oldest musical expressions of the slave experience in this country — still have a lot to teach us about how we think about death and dignity.
exploring into the life and work of musician and Sufi teacher Hazrat Inayat Khan
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
A duet of cello and birdsong
A new story from Sophie read at the Sophie Strand was a guest speaker at Bayo Akomolafe's webinar The Wandering, Winding Way of the Wound webinar
Indigenous Australian singer/songwriter Gurrumul's music video 'Wiyathul', taken from the album 'Gurrumul'.
"Either way takes courage, either way wants you to be nothing but that self that is no self at all...”
We need Afrofuturism; not as a box to put people in, but as a lens with which to change the way we imagine and actualize an inclusive future. A future where Black people are in control of their own destinies.
Zen Buddhism and its relation to Nonduality, the symbolism of the ensō (円相, "circular form") calligraphy, and the Heart Sutra
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