Volume One of The Asterisk is now complete:
An Overview: Four Asian Traditions (Impacting Western Cultures Since the 19th Century)
Welcome to this site.
This site contains an online book, presented by an “anonymous retiree”, that is a very beginning introduction to the basic history, teachings, and practices to the main Asian-born non-dualistic wisdom traditions that began seriously impacting western cultures in the 19th Century.
At the base of the header photo for this site are the links to the contents of that book, which surveys Advaita Vedanta, Vipassana, Kashmir Shaivism, and Dzogchen. And, also here:
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Advaita Vedanta
Chapter Three: Vipassana
Chapter Four: Kashmir Shaivism
Chapter Five: Dzogchen
Chapter Six: The Instructive Stories
Here’s the Title Page for what will be the only flesh and blood version by me; the reader will note that re-publishing by others is allowed (in any manner that they desire):
OVERVIEW of FOUR ASIAN TRADITIONS IMPACTING WESTERN CULTURES
~The history, literature, teachings and practices of Advaita Vedanta, Vipassana, Kashmir Shaivism, and Dzogchen~
~Presented by an anonymous retired person~
~Creative Commons with source attribution (“anonymous retired person” and “http://
newsunwesternskies.com” as site for online posting of book contents)~
~Published by “Not-Two Dance Publishings”, an Unincorporated Forest-Recluse operation.
Pages are now being published that report on, and examine, fiction and non fiction works that convey not two awareness and spirit.
Here is the link to the page anchor where links to each book report are posted, as each one gets written.