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About musingsofadisciple

What is essential to say? My name is Prahas. I have worked in the arts, in technology, and in business. I spent ten years in a school of meditation. Love.

Consciousness and Mind

There is an interesting conversation online (recording available on YouTube) about the relationship between consciousness and mind. Sean Carroll, a physicist, takes a scientific materialist point of view, and Alan Wallace, a Buddhist scholar, takes a more “spiritual” point … Continue reading

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how many times have i sat by this river?

Click for the full text — a gorgeous collection of letters… A brief excerpt: *** My gate has a sign posted on it: Do not look back, move forward, do not open your eyes, feel your way into this garden. … Continue reading

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A couple of wonderful writings, from 1993


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The Pitchforks are Coming…

“If we don’t do something to fix the glaring inequities in this economy, the pitchforks are going to come for us. No society can sustain this kind of rising inequality. In fact, there is no example in human history where … Continue reading

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Star Wars

I finally broke down today and went to see, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”  I’ve been resisting because it is so violent, and I didn’t want to bring more violence into my world and by transitivity into the world around … Continue reading

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The Newsroom, Opening Theme, Orchestral Score (Sheet Music)

I’d be happy to send you a PDF file of the score, which you can receive by emailing me at Happy music-making!

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The Newsroom Opening Theme–First Fragment

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