Will it Pass?

For me, it is only in the wake of being rejected by a lover that disillusionment ensues. The saturnine torpor exposes the excruciating loneliness that I once felt but happily forgot about. The excruciating loneliness one feels from being stuck in one’s bedroom stifled by past memories of happy companionship. I cannot tell you now […]

話頭

To Chew Without Chewing Anything. A Bird in Flight Leaves No Trace. Will I ever be able to know my face before my parents face? In these times of pathetic attempts at useless questioning, useless studying, useless practice, I call out to Namu Amitabul Mired in imagined conflicts between the empty space of Jiriki 自力 […]

Lines

The life of an artist is inspired, self-sufficient and independent. – Advice to Young Artists- Unpublished manuscript deposited at the Institute of Contemporary Art.  A little tribute to Agnes Martin whom I have gained great admiration for when a friend told me about her no more than a month ago. I particularly found the […]

Whatever

Narrated by a depressive and socially isolated protagonist, Michel Houellebecq’s first novel Whatever traces the disaggregating effects of post-Fordism on the intimate spaces of human affect. Set in the burgeoning information technology industry of the mid-1990s among a hitherto literarily neglected social group of middle managers (cadres), the novel suggests that the cultural project of […]

Andalusia

The Vedas, Shastras and Puranas all give definitive explanations about what is True, but still, realization of one’s True Nature does not take place – Chapter 7 Sub-Chapter 10 – Dasbodh When I first moved to Somerville in October 2018, I met my house mate who was a visiting Sorbonne educated Economist from Galicia. He […]

Translate

There are several texts that I would like to read but I am surprised these have not been translated in to English. Having read many texts in translation I am aware of the difficulty and that one cannot truly approach a text in translation, however, should these be accessible, I believe some progress can be […]

Tread

The Earth is far more alive than previously thought, according to “deep life” studies that reveal a rich ecosystem beneath our feet that is almost twice the size of all the world’s oceans. – The Guardian One of the most important lessons I learnt is when I impertinently told my teacher that I smoke and […]