#2158 - Sunday, May 29, 2005
Nondual Highlights Issue #2158 Sunday, May 29, 2005
By amending our mistakes, we get wisdom.
By defending our faults, we betray an unsound mind.
- The Sutra of Hui Neng, from the book, The Buddhist Bible, edited by Goddard, published by Beacon Press, posted to DailyDharma
Things are final, and subject to no law.
For the unified mind individual activity
ceases. All doubts vanishes. True faith
is confirmed. Nothing remains behind.
There is not anything to remember.
Empty, lucid, Self-illuminating here
thought is useless, and knowledge
can not fathom.
There is no Self, and no other than Self.
all that can be said is, no duality.
- Sengtsan from the Hsinhsinming, posted to AdvaitaToZen
I shall now declare to you the creation and its secret. For, it is only as long as one invests the perceived object with reality that bondage lasts...
- excerpt from Vasistha's Yoga, translated by Swami Venkatesananda
All are but parts of one stupendous whole,
Whose body nature is, and God the Soul.
Alexander Pope, posted to The_Now2
Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence.
- Hazrat Inayat Khan
We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather about us to see their own images, and so live for a moment with a clearer, perhaps even with a fiercer life because of our silence.
- William Butler Yeats