Contents

Foreword   IX

Preliminary Remarks    XIII

Prelude: The Carrying Capacity of Air     1

Part One: I     

Chapter One: Touch     15

Chapter Two: Desire     32

Chapter Three: Death     48

Part Two: You     

Chapter Four: Transformation     79

Chapter Five: Embrace     105

Chapter Six: A Play of Freedom     133

Part Three: We     

Chapter Seven: The Thought of the Southern Midday     159

Chapter Eight: Sharing     178

Chapter Nine: The Heavens, Now     198

Postlude: The Voice of Happiness     211