No, I'm a Buddhist, actually, and it's supposed to be a new moon, not a crescent. I love the ghostly dark-of-the-moon disk --
...the new moon winter-bright
But overspread with phantom light
With swimming phantom light o'erspread
But rimmed and circled by a silver thread...
-- as Coleridge put it. To me it's about all the things massage is about -- downtime, yin time, transition time, time out -- bardo, as we say in the Tibetan tradition. It's about closing the eyes and letting go.
How do you open up before giving a massage?ReplyDelete