By Jaimal Yogis
In this meditative memoir—a compelling fusion of Barbarian Days and the journals of Thomas Merton—the writer of Saltwater Buddha reflects on his "failing towards enlightenment," his endured seek to discover that means and a better realizing of grace within the world’s oceans in addition to daily life.
Born to a relations of seekers, Jaimal Yogis left domestic at 16 to surf in Hawaii and sign up for a monastery—an event he chronicled in Saltwater Buddha. Now, in his early twenties, his center is damaged and he’s misplaced his approach. Hitting the line back, he lands in a monastery in Dharamsala, the place he meets Sonam, a displaced Tibetan.
To aid his pal, Jaimal makes a cockamamie try and reunite him along with his relatives in Tibet when it comes to the USA. even though he doesn't prevail, witnessing Sonam’s spirit within the face of failure bargains Jaimal a deeper knowing of religion. while the 2 associates half, he can't fathom the not going conditions that may reunite them.
All Our Waves Are Water follows Jaimal’s trek from the Himalayas to Indonesia; to a Franciscan Friary in big apple urban to the dusty streets of Jerusalem; and at last to San Francisco’s Ocean seashore. alongside his trip, Jaimal prays and surfs; mourning a misplaced love and looking whatever that retains eluding him.
The poet Rumi wrote, "We are usually not a drop within the ocean. we're the ocean in a drop." All Our Waves Are Water is Jaimal’s "attempt to appreciate the sea in a drop, to discover that one moon shining within the water everywhere"—to locate the secret that unites us.
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All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and the Perfect Ride by Jaimal Yogis