The Cosmos in the Tree, as seen by Thích Nhất Hạnh

A wonderful quote by Thích Nhất Hạnh provides a lovely illustration of agaya "...I looked into the tree and I saw the whole cosmos in it..." Another expresses ubuntu "We are all the leaves of one tree. We are all the waves of one sea; the time has come for all to live as one."

Everything is Connected – Here’s How

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) http://hubblesite.org/image/3339/category/107-illustrations http://hubblesite.org/image/3336/category/33-emission-nebulae

This video describes some of the science supporting ubuntu. This is a talk by Tom Chi at TEDxTaipei, who never uses the term ubuntu. Nonetheless, what he describes is the underpinnings of ubuntu in physics, cosmology, chemistry, biology, and neuroscience.