How do your study in Brown Univ: go on? Do you find your courses meaningful for your future career and related to the available employments?
Anyway, to be in States itself is a great blessing for a book lover. I
really envy you in this sense only. The flames of worldly knowledge and the transcendental wisdom are burning on this land of freedom and creativity.Even libraries are widely available for all students, so it is not a necessity to buy and own the books.
You can take this great opportunity to learn whatever you want in States.
the sky and waiting for the rain drops to come in. We spare a large amount
of our salaries and savings to buy very expensive books from
sake of just tasting the wisdom. What a pity!
Another thing is that
you are persuaded by the superficial distractions (wealth, fame, and power
which are parts and parcels of great American Dream), you are a spiritual
being in deep down level. In
all kinds of spiritual traditions: Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana,
Mahamudra and Dzogchen, Sufism, Vedanta, Taoism, Zen Buddhism, and even
indigenous spiritual traditions like Wicca and Shamanism, so on and so
forth. So my dear, now you are at the center of the world and you have an
unparalleled chance to find 'the Way".
Our regular weekly teashop meetings are still going on. Sometimes, as you
said, it is better to talk with one's old-time friends freely and frankly
and exchange opinions and ideas. It is really a tonic for the lives of
people who are working uninteresting jobs just for the sake of money and
survival. I hope you also miss your friends in
Have a nice day,