Tapestry

Your own hands

What happens when we get out of our heads and into our hands?
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This week, you'll hear about ways to leave your thoughts behind and become a little more ... embodied. 

Soto Zen Buddhist priest and author of the Tassajara Bread Book Edward Espe Brown wants you to trust your hands more and let that nagging voice in your head take a break. Brown has long said that people should be more mindful in the kitchen. That might sound straightforward — but it's something people aren't used to doing. 

"I think if we're not doing things with our hands, we are not really living to our fullest capability."  Trained in Arabic and Western calligraphy, Salman Khattak explains how handwriting can be a spiritual practice.