Monthly Archives: September 2014

Zip-line Nirvana

The following quote accompanied a picture of an obviously western woman wearing traditional Indian religious garb. I like the part about zip-lining to nirvana, but the tension raised between religious appearance and religious practice lands in my sweet spot too.

There is, of course, a difference between delving seriously into the practice of meditation—something the world’s population would no doubt benefit from—and donning another culture’s clothing in what could be perceived as an effort to zip-line one’s way to nirvana. It’s as if the holy experience is in the costume rather than in the practice…

via Face Of The Day « The Dish.