Emptiness from several angles

Mike Blouin led our discussion this past Sunday on the concept of Śūnyatā, or emptiness, from a few different angles including natural history, poetry, and Buddhist philosophy.

We looked at the phenomenon of emptiness through poetry and prose, and read and talked about the Heart Sutra as well.  There was no audio, but this article from Thich Nhat Hanh provides helpful context:

We also read some passages from a book called Stirring the Mud by Barbara Hurd, and The Tree by John Fowles, plus some Rainer Maria Rilke poetry from The Book of Hours