Spicy notes from a journey.
Bitácora: or more precisely, cuaderno de bitácora, is the log book in which sailors write down atmospheric and astronomical observations, as well as any notes worth mentioning about the journey.
Curry: a mixture of spices.
Bitácora + Curry = Bitácurry
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
On movement and lack thereof...
While moving slow to catch glimpses into devotion, two things became clearly apparent: things move fast in Saigon and there are lots and lots of motorcycles here. Obsessed by the obvious, I did my best to capture the brief instances when the seemingly Brownian chaos was reduced to potentiality.
Motorbike Parking Structure
With too much energy to be contained, the return to movement might seem inevitable. It is our task to contain the rage and transform the possibility into positivity.
For the next 10 days I’m going to do a Vipassana meditation retreat.
10 hours of meditation a day.
No eye contact.
Standing on top of the third rope, staring straight into its eyes I pronounce:
“Crack Monkey Mind….IT’S ON!”
The first two bouts for you to revisit while I wage my war: