“Literary arts is a form of art where we use words, like painters.”
Tune in and dive into the world of spirit, including spirit animals, ancestors, animal gods and goddesses, and more!
“It is not about gender, rather about a deeper essence of how we show up in any given situation.”
“The soul’s purpose in each incarnation is to wake up and realise it is at one with the divine, with source, with all that is.”
“The Sea or Ocean often is connected with the “primal waters,” amniotic fluid, and the origins of life.”
“I wanted to be involved in making people feel like there was lots to discover…”
“My impression is that foxes are a kind of existence that stands somewhere in between the human and non-human, binding reality and fantasy together.”
“Every single culture identifies with spirit animals at some level. And I think every indigenous culture that I’m aware of honours and respects the spirit animal world. But you can also work with them personally.”
Taiwan is an island of extremes: towering mountains, lush forests, and barren escarpment. Between shifting tectonic plates and a history rife with tension, the geographical and political landscape is forever evolving.
“Thanks to Sawaki, Antaiji is truly devoted to the ways of the ancients. And thanks to his main disciple Uchiyama, it is one of the few Zen temples in Japan that is quite open to foreigners practicing together with the Japanese monks.”