Among the rippling waters he sits without a move,—
It is Kantjia himself who is sitting without a move.
Moveless like a boulder he is sitting;
His hair bedewed with rain he is sitting.
On the fissured rock-plates he is sitting;
On rock-plates welling with water he is sitting.
Bedrizzled with rain he sits without a move.
Its night time now. Taking my seat on the e-Bench to Yaan about the day. I am ready for a bit more sitting. I am a definite Sitter. My favourite quote bears repeating. Its my mantra. Lois W speaking of her man, Bill W :
Bill never ran when he could walk. Walk when he could sit. Sit when he could lie down “
It’s a comfort to me that one. I find passion in sitting still. I think great things can happen in Stillness. 2011 is rushing around with me in its tailwind and I am not getting a lot of sitting in. I wonder how great the contribution of the Sitter has been to the World over the years. Bill W was a co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous and played a part in the sobriety of millions of people. That’s not bad. Buddha seems to have SAT – a LOT. I hear tell the Findhorn Elders are sitting there on the edge of Far Northern Scotland and spreading powerful energy throughout the world. Perhaps, Sitting re-directs energies which would otherwise jumped on their horses and galloped off in all directions. Might take a Google Look and see what I can find.
SITTING MEDITATION is a big one of course.
I hadn’t thought of the possibilities of the SITTING CUSHION.
Consider also the SITTING SWING.
And for me, I like the KITCHEN TABLE WISDOM. Another SITTING Process.
He might have met a sad end but he is said to have sp0ken some wise words. e.g.