It’s important to have relationship with animals that aren’t your pets. And I’m not just talking about a birdfeeder in the backyard. But what does a relationship with animals in the wild mean?
To hear the language of animals, the languages of man must be completely silent within one. Then animals will be drawn to you, and will give you insights that shatter everything you think you know about nature.
A few years ago, after an intense meditation in a quiet part of the municipal parkland, with the mind totally quiet and attentive, I began my usual walk on the paths that wend through the park.
One is extremely sensitive in that state, aware of everything happening around you because the usual self-centered chatter of thought has wholly