November 1st, 2010

keanu quote of the day

on preparing for Little Buddha

 "It's terrifying for a westerner. My whole belief system. I'm not happy anymore in my appetites in a lot of ways I used to look forward to," he says. We furiously write down every word. "The kundalinis line up your back, you've had your breath altered, you've had openings in your lower chakras. For me, Buddhism breaks down the personality into the five skandhas, the five aggregates. In meditation it really splinters up and..." Again, he comes to a halt, realizing he's left his audience behind in the dust. "Why am I telling you this?" he wonders. "Any questions?"