I am creating pdf files of selected essays. In good non-buddhist fashion, this will facilitate usage: sharing, printing, posting to syndicated content distributors, and even reading on certain devices. These files will be collected as SNB Magazin.
I like the word magazine. Like kinship terms—mother, father, sister, brother—it has a certain universal quality to it:
Arabic مَخْزَن maḵzan; plural مَخازِن maḵāzin
Serbian магазин magazin
Marathi मासिक māsika
…and so on
It’s a rich word in its meanings, too:
weapon’s ammunition holder
To readers of this blog it will be clear why I chose it. If you’re new here, it’s because (1) all of these meanings fit, if in part only figuratively; and (2) the idea of a certain aprioristic in-human universality obtains at the blog generally.
I am using the German term because it rhymes with SNB: