• Parabola 37:1 - Burning World

Parabola 37:1 Spring 2012

Burning World


Contents

8 THE FIRE SERMON  The Buddha, translated by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

A fresh translation of an ancient teaching

10 REFLECTIONS ON THE FIRE SERMON  Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

The world is on fire. What is to be done?

18 FIRST FIRES  Joseph Bruchac

Fire in American Indian traditions and stories

24 REPAIRING THE FABRIC OF THE WORLD

A conversation with civic visionary Jonathan F.P. Rose

32 IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS  Holly Haworth

Do you remember the Milky Way?

40 PAINTINGS  Shawn Dulaney

Works of subtle transcendence from a master artist

44 THE PHOENIX  John Vinycomb

Consumed by flames, it arises anew

46 IF YOU WANT TO BE A REBEL, BE KIND  Nipun Mehta

Street level spirituality in Oakland, California

54 A WAY THAT MAKES SENSE  Elena Wertenbaker

A young farmer’s mission to grow safe food

60 IN ONE PART OF THE BURNING WORLD  Roger Lipsey

Dag Hammarskjöld, the United Nations, and Tibet

70 AN OFFERING OF FLAMES  Barbara Helen Berger

Lighting a candle, we light the world

76 A LIGHT IN DARK PLACES  Alexandra Zaleski

Lessons for life from The Lord of the Rings

86 THE ALCHEMICAL FIRE  Laura Dunn and David Ulrich

Yoga and art as paths to self-knowledge

92 WHERE THE TWO SEAS MEET  Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

A Sufi master’s reflections on the divine and the human

102 UNITY IN DIVERSITY  Swami Swaroopananda

A great swami speaks on healing the world

POETRY

68 DULCE ET DECORUM EST Wilfred Owen

EPICYCLE

82 THE BRAVE LITTLE PARROT Anonymous | Buddhist

Retold by Rafe Martin

Book REVIEWs

110 INFINITE VISION

Pavithra K. Mehta and Suchitra Shenoy |
reviewed by Richard Whittaker

115 THE TIMELESS RELEVANCE OF TRADITIONAL WISDOM

M. Ali Lakhani | reviewed by Samuel Bendeck Sotillos

121 TAMING YOUR INNER TYRANT

Patty de Llosa | reviewed by Bob Schneck

128 ENDPOINT

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Parabola 37:1 - Burning World

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