“In Kenya, a young African woman with AIDS wonders why America is so silent on the issue of the pandemic, and asks, ‘Does anybody know that we’re dying?”
“I’m certain that compassion is the only possible response to pain, yet I still sometimes become resentful when I or someone else is suffering.”
Philip Whalen died in San Francisco on June 26, 2002. Here are a selection of his poems and zen talks.
A talk on devotion by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, given in 1996 in Boulder, Colorado at the commemoration of the death of His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.