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 Your sub. starts with CURRENT ISSUE – Issue 32:

URTHONA MASTER

‘The Goddess Issue’: what does the Goddess mean now to Buddhists and others…?

Awaking the Sleeping Beauty – renowned writer on the goddess image Anne Baring explores the goddess paradigm for the 21st Century.

Interview with a High Priestess – Sorita De Este is a mistress of ritual and a devotee of western esoteric traditions who has followed the path of the goddess as cosmic ‘world soul’.

Gravity and Grace – The remarkable mythical installations of nagasiddhi

A Font Brimming – Dhivan Thomas Jones explores the presence of the Goddess in the poetry of Ted Hughes, by focussing on one particular poem, ‘Salmon Eggs’.

Kuan Yin – Jan Osborne explores the symbolism of Kuan Yin, the female Bodhisattva of compassion.

Portfolio: Marissa Roth – Pulitzer Award winning photojournalist Marissa Roth’s latest project, Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet is a haunting glimpse into the lives of the Tibetan people

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Issue 31: The Story Telling issue

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The Burden of the Prophet – on Jung’s Red Book by Peter Abbs

Interview with a Master Storyteller – Kevin Crossley Holland on storytelling

The Unasked Question – Ratnagarbha on the Quest for the Grail

Poetry – Mimi Khalvati, Geoffrey Hill, Vishvantara, Chris Hardy

Masterpiece – the Iliad – Dharmavadana on the greatest story ever told

Cover Story  – Stefanie (Ine) Grewe’s wonderful book illustrations

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Who was Urthona – an introduction to the vision of William Blake by Ratnagarbha

Pride and Prejudice – a Buddhist response by Richard Winter

Ten Best Movies of all time – by our movie editor Ed Piercy

Mariko More – timeless light, a remarkable installation artists with Buddhist influences

Thirteen Ways – of making poetry a spiritual practice by Maitreyabandhu

The art of Sukhi Barber – remarkable Buddha sculptures in Bronze

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Pure Drama – Ed Piercy, former director of Cambridge Arts Cinema with a survey of Greek Tragedy on screen

Macbeth’s Karma – Buddhist author Vishvapani looks into the heart of darkness in Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Metal Man Turns to Paint – sculptor Sahaja now works in paint

Fine art photographer Natasha Lythgoe overcomes the dualism of mind and body 

A Life Lived in Poetry – Vidyadevi interviews Sangharakshita about his love of poetry

Portfolio: Harold Mockford – painter of mystical landscapes

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Ratnagarbha on Reimaging the Buddha for the 21st Century

The Wild Places – interview with Robert Macfarlane

An introduction to Urban psychogeography

Cover feature – Janette Kerr painter of Shetland seascapes

Travels in Buddhist central Asia by Rijumati

Poets Go East – interviews with David Constantine, Penelope Shuttle and Fiona Sampson

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Buddhism, Blake and Deep Ecology by Ratnagarbha

Hollywood goes Eco – Ed Piercy on movies from the last fifty years that have engaged with ecological issues

Buddha in the Forest Vishvapani, explores the neglected topic of the Buddha’s relationship with nature

The Religion of Art – Dhivan on ‘The Religion of Art’ by Sangharakshita

Fine Art –  Susan Derges’ remarkable ‘photograms’

Wabi Sabi – Vajradarshini discovers the beauty of imperfection

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Poet of Absence and Presence – profile of John Burnside by Ratnagarbha

Inner Landscapes –  Buddhist abstract painter Vidyalila (Val Hudson)

Golden Sunflowers – Vishvapani on how Buddhist ideas have influenced Western culture from Wagner to John Cage

Bleakness and Joy – the landscape paintings of Joan Eardly by Jenna Mills

Blood Tender – extract from new novel set in Sicily by Rachel Ingrams

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Tristan and Iseult – the relevance of this ancient romantic story, by Dr Thomas Jones

Taliesen for the 20th Century – how Ted Hughes belongs in the Bardic tradition by Anne Skea

Hermit Island – A new Haibun by Jane Whittle

Love and Zen – Hebridean Zen poet Kevin MacNeil

John Meiron Morris – The distinguished sculptor

Irishness in cinema a case of misrepresented identity by Ed Piercy

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