Become What You Are

Become What You Are


"Life exists purely at this very second, and during this second it truly is countless and everlasting. For the current second is infinitely small; ahead of we will be able to degree it, it has long past, and but it exists ceaselessly. . . . you could think your self out of concord with lifestyles and its everlasting Now; yet you can't be, for you're existence and exist Now."—from Become What you're

In this selection of writings, together with 9 new chapters by no means ahead of to be had in booklet shape, Watts monitors the intelligence, playfulness of idea, and straightforwardness of language that has made him so perennially well known as an interpreter of japanese concept for Westerners. He attracts on numerous spiritual traditions, and covers issues equivalent to the problem of seeing one's existence "just because it is," the Taoist method of harmonious residing, the boundaries of language within the face of ineffable religious fact, and the mental symbolism of Christian concept.

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