"Desiring happiness is the illness of attachment.
It is through the absence of desire, that one gains happiness.
Buddhahood does not happen by being made to happen.
It is unsought and naturally indwelling, and so is
Rest nonconceptually in this effortless, natural
~The All-Creating Monarch Tantra, from
Treasury of the Basic Space of Phenomena
posted to Daily Dharma by Amrita Nadi
Don't talk of different religions.
The one reality is
not just in a Hindu, or a Muslim,
or anywhere else!
your awareness is
the truth about God.
14th Century North Indian mystic
posted to Along The Way
There is no worse sickness for the soul,
O you who are
proud, than this pretense of perfection.
The heart and eyes must bleed a
before self-complacency falls away.
Life has taught me the wisdom of moving toward what
Although it is embarrassing and painful, it is very
healing to stop hiding from
yourself. It is healing to know all the ways
that you’re sneaky, all the ways
that you hide out, all the ways that you
shut down, deny, close off, criticize
people, all your weird little ways.
You can know all of that with some sense of
humor and kindness. By knowing
yourself, you’re coming to know humanness
altogether. We are all up against
these things. We are all in this together.
posted to Facebook by Belle Heywood
No one’s mouth is big enough to utter the whole thing.
Painting by Tino Rodriguez, Voice of the
Alan Watts: A Conversation with Myself - Part 1
television recording with Alan Watts walking in the mountains and Thanks to Christopher Chase for
about the limitations of technology and the problem of trying to keep
of an infinite universe with a single tracked mind. Video posted by Alan's
son and courtesy of alanwatts.com. (Parts 2, 3, 4 are also