"The idea of watershed has a great deal of pertinence to becoming a Buddhist and following the path. It seems to me that the flow of dharma - or the flow of one's own innate buddhanature - is like water. There are obstacles, but eventually the water will find its way around them.
"A change of direction happens when you take refuge and become a practitioner. For me, it's been about reassessing, reviewing and reprioritizing everything in my life. It's been about revitalizing my morality and my relationship to cause and effect, meaning what I do as a person - with my body, speech and mind - and how it affects all other beings. Each song is about my relationship to something, and it's also about the cause and effect of each of those relationships."