#4299 - Monday, July 4, 2011 - Editor: Gloria Lee
- The Nonduality Highlights - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NDhighlights"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 isspontaneously present.Rest nonconceptually in this effortless, natural abiding state."~The All-Creating Monarch Tantra, from Longchenpa'sTreasury of the Basic Space of Phenomenaposted to Daily Dharma by Amrita NadiPhoto by:
Lobsang DorjéDon't talk of different religions.
The one reality is everywhere,
not just in a Hindu, or a Muslim,
or anywhere else! Realize:
your awareness is
the truth about God.
14th Century North Indian mysticposted 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 lot
before self-complacency falls away.~Rumi----Life has taught me the wisdom of moving toward what scares me.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.~Pema Chodronposted to Facebook by Belle Heywood
No one’s mouth is big enough to utter the whole thing.
— Alan WattsPainting by Tino Rodriguez, Voice of the Poet, 2005
Alan Watts: A Conversation with Myself - Part 1
A 1971 television recording with Alan Watts walking in the mountains andThanks to Christopher Chase for suggestion.
talking about the limitations of technology and the problem of trying to keep
track 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 there.)