Being is Knowing

Letting go of existence
does not lead to

When it comes to capital-E Emptiness, that elusive final station on the Buddhist path, I believe that one of the hardest things to fully grasp about it is that it is a misnomer: Emptiness is not entirely empty. Yes, it is empty of things, things like matter and energy, it’s also empty…



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Ulf Wolf

Raised by trolls in northern Sweden, now settled on the California coast a stone’s throw south of the Oregon border. Here I meditate and write. Wolfstuff.com.