The sound of a bell
or a blackbird calling
from a corner of the field,
asking you to wake
into this life,
or inviting you deeper
into the one that waits.
either way wants you
to be nothing
but that self that
is no self at all,
wants you to walk
to the place
where you find
you already know
how to give
every last thing
that is also
you have always
carried with you
as you walk
by every corner
of the world
From Emergence Magazine: Set amid pine forests and mountain peaks, three ancient Chinese poems, sung and translated by Red Pine, meditate on the nature of Taoism and Zen Buddhism.
exploring into the life and work of musician and Sufi teacher Hazrat Inayat Khan
SAND guest speaker with a taste of Sufi Whirling
From the Wisdom of Trauma 'Talks on Trauma' Series – All Access Pass
Zen flute, breath, consciousnes, and alchemy, with extended music pieces from Cornelius
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.
Silent and serene, forgetting words, bright clarity appears before you.
A duet of cello and birdsong
And when two people have loved each other see how it is like a scar between their bodies, stronger, darker, and proud;
A review and deep dive into the future of music composition from a Quantum Music conference at the Goethe-Institut
Dazzling timelapse shows how microbes spoil our food – and sometimes enrich it.
thicken, and begin to fall into the world below like stars, or the feathers of some unimaginable bird
But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams... his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream... his wings are clipped and his feet are tied... so he opens his throat to sing.
Take your well-disciplined strengths and stretch them between two opposing poles. Because inside human beings is where God learns.
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
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
Indigenous Australian singer/songwriter Gurrumul's music video 'Wiyathul', taken from the album 'Gurrumul'.
a masterpiece album from Pulitzer Prize winning musician dealing with intergenerational trauma
Exploring the concepts of Listening in Dreams, Deep Listening, Black Quantum Futurism, and Quantum Listening
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