“Many myths, sacred stories, and rituals are attempts to recreate a sense of stillness. This is their essence. Indeed, without some awareness of stillness, ritual takes on only its external approximation, becoming heavy and solemn,” writes Swami Chetananda from “Stillness,” in Parabola’s  Fall 1992 theme, “The Oral Tradition.”   “On the other hand, ritual that arisesContinue reading “Stillness”