Are you happy? Not that I care, but I wanted to start at the deep end. How can you expect to be happy when your happiness can only be found in the things you do not have? Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! Not this shit again. We have had enough of the miserable millionaire crying in his Maserati spiel. … Continue reading Can I?
Author: Srinath Narasimhan
The miracles of movement are many. When you are lost you stay in one place and plan.The best plan is to keep moving. To planis to be lost. Trust like the clouds.Let go. Be found.To stand still is to expect.To move is to find.Meditation as you knowOccupation in stillness.As you don'tStillness in occupation.
You complete me
I have never painted but if I did, today, I am going to pull on the white linen shirt I have been saving up for mid-life prom, gather up all the colors in the paintbox and pour them into a bucket, dip my hand—elbow and all—stir the contents; lift the bucket and throw the mixture … Continue reading You complete me
Frequently untold answers
On WritingYou should give up and go do something else.On healthDeath is inevitable, and you are so boring.On meditationUseless, eventually.On GodYes.On GodNo. On marriageWhat happens after death?On social mediaYou are wrong!On successWhen the lineage stops at you.On self-awarenessOpen in Incognito.
One to Zero
Where do you get your ideas? In the AA meeting for artists, that's the first question. Like all the people who have attempted to answer the question before, I will go into a brief but angry existential crisis. "I get my ideas from, from everyone; Everything; All around; Life—man, get it? Ugh, so much shit … Continue reading One to Zero
Ten beautiful things
A lone coconut tree.The word Tathātā.A woman's wrist.The flickering of airplane lights.This Catullus quote:I hate and I loveWhy do I, you ask?I don't know, but it's happeningand it hurts.The old man selling fruits outside McDonald's.A stranger's knowing smile.When people open/close doors real slow so they don't wake you up. Holding hands.A distinct laugh.
This is water, too
So, what do you do to temporarily forget your flimsy, bootlegged residence on a planet, the comparison to which (the planet I mean) you, or more generally: y'all, draw yourselves to strategize your own insignificance, the spiritual version of cuddling after sex. I think I had a breakdown, sorry. What I meant to ask was … Continue reading This is water, too
Art Exhibition–Room 16: Meditations
Zen Meditation Loving Kindness Meditation Chakra Meditation Mantra meditation Mindfulness meditation Breath awareness meditation Transcendental Meditation
Look at me, look at me, look at me, look, look, look
Ever opened up WhatsApp after ten hours—a new record on your spiritual journey—and had zero notifications? Are you dead? Everyone else must have died. The nictating need of urgency, hope, love, desire, aspiration, assurance, abyss has gone off. The bell has sounded. Your brain's salivating guesses. The lines of coke have been laid out. Sniff. … Continue reading Look at me, look at me, look at me, look, look, look
Art Exhibition–Room 15: Artist
I tripped on a panting once and this is the aftermath. The painting, Paul Gauguin's When will you marry She looks like bait taken to a slaughterhouse. She has an idea of what will happen to her. She is staring at an open cage, waiting for the hand to come down. The woman behind knows … Continue reading Art Exhibition–Room 15: Artist