Thursday, November 11, 2010


Ten days in Chom Tong showed me something; enlightenment is more work than play, if only because we make the simplest things like walking and sitting so terribly difficult.

Back in Chiang Mai, tomorrow flying to Colombo, Sri Lanka. My mother explained to me recently that the reason I am averse to traveling is because I'm a Taurus and Tauruses like to stay put. That doesn't, of course, explain why I travel so much... I'm still blaming it on visas, myself.

And here's a picture for those who have bugged me - unfortunately, I've been too busy with other things like understanding the nature of reality to snap a lot of photos. This one is of the ceremony where our 84 sets of robes were offered to the monks at Chom Tong: