Tim Lott
Tim Lott is the author of The Scent of Dried Roses (Penguin Modern Classics) and Under the Same Stars (Simon and Schuster).

Written by Tim Lott

A Boat in the Sea by Arkhip Kuindzhi, c.1875. Oil on canvas.

Essay/
Philosophy of religion
Zen freedom

Free will and fate are both illusions. The trick is learning to sail with the prevailing winds of life

Tim Lott

Alan Watts: ‘Half monk and half racecourse operator.’ Illustration by Stephen Collins

Essay/
Consciousness and altered states
Off-beat Zen

How I found my way out of depression, thanks to the writings of the English priest who brought Buddhism to the West

Tim Lott