#4322 - Thursday, July 28, 2011 - Editor: Gloria Lee
- The Self is not attained by doing anything, but remaining still and being as we are.-Ramana MaharshiLighthouses don't go running all over an island looking for boats to save: they just
stand there, shining.-Anne Lamottby Michael Rawls to Facebook
I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in the silence, and the
truth comes to me.-Albert Einsteinby Kia Pierce to FacebookStrenuously seeking truth
by investigation and concentration,
one will never appreciate
the unthinkable simplicity and bliss
that abide at the core.
To uncover this fertile ground,
cut through the roots of complexity
with the sharp gaze of naked awareness,
remaining entirely at peace,
transparent and content.You need not expend great effort
nor store up extensive spirtual power.
Remain in the flow of sheer awareness.-Tilopa
by Amrita Nadi to Daily Dharma
Listening, non-directed attention, is the natural, the inbuilt functioning of the brain.-Jean Kleinby Tony Cartledge to FacebookThe Truth is the only thing you’ll ever run into that has no agenda. Everything else
will have an agenda. Everything. That is why the Truth is so powerful. Give up
your agendas and continue to expose yourself, and harmonization will naturally
occur.—Adyashantiby Belle Heywood to FacebookReal fearlessness is the product of tenderness. It comes from letting the world
tickle your heart, your raw and beautiful heart. You are willing to open up, without
resistance or shyness, and face the world. You are willing to share your heart with
others.-Chogyam Trungpaby Sandra Ma to Facebook
When there is a wound deep inside a person, he will try to share that with other
people. What else can he do? You just recognize: "Oh, he needs compassion."
Compassion is the only medicine. Unconditional love is the only treatment.-Sri Sri Ravi Shankarby Jacque Collier to FacebookYour purpose is to be at peace,
to love all beings, and to know who you are.
This is the purpose of life.
Slowly you will know this and get through.-Papajiby sshomi to Along The Way
Ah, not to be cut offBy Rainer Maria Rilke
(1875 - 1926)English version by Stephen MitchellAh, not to be cut off,
not through the slightest partition
shut out from the law of the stars.
The inner -- what is it?
if not the intensified sky,
hurled through with birds and deep
with the winds of homecoming