#4128 - Saturday, January 8, 2011
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Nonduality Highlights: Issue #4128, Saturday, January 8, 2011
Contemplation that uses thoughts is still external. Internal contemplation has to be a focused watching that's motionless and still. It's a contemplation composed of focused watching, not something thought out.
- Upasika Kee Nanayon, from Pure And Simple, posted to DailyDharma
Refuse all thoughts except one: the thought `I am'. The mind will rebel in the beginning, but with patience and perseverance it will yield and keep quiet. Once you are quiet, things will begin to happen spontaneously and quite naturally, without any interference on your part.
- Nisargadatta Maharaj, posted to ANetofJewels
Every kind of emotional moment, emotional shock, makes you realise "I am.'
You realise it without any theory behind it: when you are in unusual circumstances.
it always reminds you of your existence. But in customary moments we always forget.
- P. D. Ouspensky, posted to Distillation
I am you; you are ME. You are the waves; I am the ocean. Know this and be free, be divine.
- Sathya Sai Baba
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu
This looks interesting...
and an old favorite of mine: