Alan Wilson Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology.

Alan Wilson Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology.

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ― Alan Wilson Watts (Solve Sundsbo, model Elena Sudakova.)

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ― Alan Wilson Watts (Solve Sundsbo, model Elena Sudakova.)

"Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.”   Alan Wilson Watts - Art: Chris Saunders

"Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.” Alan Wilson Watts - Art: Chris Saunders

“The art of living... is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.” ― Alan Wilson Watts

Feather Finery

“The art of living... is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.” ― Alan Wilson Watts

Alan Watts - Delightful British hippie, seeker, jokester and intellectual who inspired many a young student trying to break out of the box. Good popularizer of Lao Tzu and Taoism. His book Tao, The Watercourse Way notes "you cannot put the wind in a bag."

Alan Watts - Delightful British hippie, seeker, jokester and intellectual who inspired many a young student trying to break out of the box. Good popularizer of Lao Tzu and Taoism. His book Tao, The Watercourse Way notes "you cannot put the wind in a bag."

"This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play." ~Alan Wilson Watts ..* ~☆~

"This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play." ~Alan Wilson Watts ..* ~☆~

Canned Heat enjoyed considerable artistic and commercial success, crowned by an appearance at Woodstock in 1969. But [guitarist] Al "Blind Owl" Wilson was a troubled man. Like many 27s he was estranged from his family; he lacked confidence and suffered with depression. One of his eccentric habits was sleeping outdoors, as he did at [vocalist] Bob Hite's house in Los Angeles on the last night of his life. Wilson's body was found in Hite's yard on September 3rd, 1970. His hands were crossed…

The 27 Club: A Brief History

Canned Heat enjoyed considerable artistic and commercial success, crowned by an appearance at Woodstock in 1969. But [guitarist] Al "Blind Owl" Wilson was a troubled man. Like many 27s he was estranged from his family; he lacked confidence and suffered with depression. One of his eccentric habits was sleeping outdoors, as he did at [vocalist] Bob Hite's house in Los Angeles on the last night of his life. Wilson's body was found in Hite's yard on September 3rd, 1970. His hands were crossed…

Alan Wilson of Canned Heat died at age 27 due to an overdose of barbituates

Alan Wilson of Canned Heat died at age 27 due to an overdose of barbituates

"Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence." ~ Alan Wilson Watts ..*

"Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence." ~ Alan Wilson Watts ..*

Alan Wilson Watts-- (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology. Watts became an Episcopal priest in 1945, then left the ministry in 1950

Alan Wilson Watts-- (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology. Watts became an Episcopal priest in 1945, then left the ministry in 1950

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”   ― Alan Wilson Watts

Abandoned Mine

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ― Alan Wilson Watts

The future is a concept, it doesn't exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow. There never will be, because time is always now. That's one of the things we discover when we stop talking to ourselves and stop thinking. We find there is only present, only an eternal now. - Alan Watts

The future is a concept, it doesn't exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow. There never will be, because time is always now. That's one of the things we discover when we stop talking to ourselves and stop thinking. We find there is only present, only an eternal now. - Alan Watts

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