The Rwandan Prescription

Some weeks ago, an acquaintance of mine (who happens to be a yoga teacher) shared a link entitled, “The Rwandan Prescription for Depression: Sun, Drum, Dance, Community.” Immediately after the genocide, Rwanda had been visited by a number of Western health workers, but their presence was by no means unequivocally beneficial. One Rwandan explained: “They […]

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Brief Bio Jim

Jim Harvey discovered Zen Buddhism in his late teens, and promptly began sitting every day in his room, confident he would soon be enlightened and profoundly transformed. Now, more than two decades later, he is far less confident of such results, (but this is not disheartening as he has become quite good at expecting nothing,) […]

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