#4757 - Monday, November 12,
2012 - Editor: Gloria Lee
Being here is not a difficult thing to
It is enough to breathe, and let go of thinking and planning.
Just come back to yourself, concentrate on your breath, and
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
"In the immediate here and now we see the face
of the Primordial Buddha
abiding in our heart centre. Identify yourself with
him, my spiritual sons.
Whoever denies him, wanting more from somewhere
else, is like the man who has
found his elephant but continues to follow its
tracks. He may comb the three
dimensions of the microcosmic world systems
for an eternity, but he will not find
so much as the name of Buddha other
than the one in his heart."
~ Lama Shabkar from The Flight of the Garuda
via Daily Dharma by Amrita Nadi
photo by Peter Shefler
Your True Nature is something never lost to you
even in moments of delusion, nor
is it gained at the moment of
Enlightenment. It is the Nature of the Suchness. In
it is neither delusion
nor right understanding. It fills the Void everywhere and is
of the substance of the One Mind. Above, below and around you, All
spontaneously existing, for there is nowhere which is outside the Buddha Mind.
~ Huang Po
via Advaita (Nonduality, Oneness, One Love) on
The true Teacher removes all names and
forms and concepts.
The preacher adds them like a noose around your neck.
The preacher clings to you like a vulture clings to a fresh corpse.
true Teacher will teach only to the extent that can
and then send the student away.
via Along The Way
"If you think I am having more fun
anyone on this planet
You are absolutely correct.
Is willing to share all his secrets
to befriend Beloved .
Indeed, dear ones,
Hafiz is so very
To share all his secrets
About how to know
I hold the Lion's Paw whenever I
I know the ecstasy of your heart's wings
they make love against the Sky,
And the sun and moon
Will someday argue
Who will tuck you in at
Version by D.
via Andy Lal on