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Infinite Horizons

Infinite Horizons

As human beings, we are both boundaried and boundless. This is true not just for our species, but for all species, as well as for natural landscapes and artificially constructed boundaries like those of nation-states. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and feel the...
The Gifts of Eldership

The Gifts of Eldership

One of the gifts of eldership is that you’ve experienced the truth of impermanence over and over and over again so that it transforms from abstraction to lived reality. You’re no longer waiting for, hoping for, working toward a state of permanence in any...
Fever Dreams, Pandemic Visions

Fever Dreams, Pandemic Visions

Instead of waiting, longing, hoping, praying for this pandemic to pass — which it will, as all things do, though we don’t know when, or how, or what our world will look like when it does — sit with the whole grievous, gorgeous, terrifying truth of...
Panther Medicine: A True Fable

Panther Medicine: A True Fable

My best friend’s cousin, M, kept a pet panther in her apartment in South Bombay’s very posh Marine Drive neighbourhood. The panther was a baby when M’s brother brought it to Bombay — an orphan he’d found shivering in the bushes near a tea plantation in Assam. M...