#4551 - Monday, March 26, 2012 - Editor: Gloria Lee
- #4551 - Monday, March 26, 2012 - Editor: Gloria Lee
The Nonduality Highlights - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NDhighlightsBeingness rests in the heart of all being.~Ramana Maharshi
"Allow nature to teach you stillness."
~Eckhart TolleWhen the mind is at peace,
the world too is at peace.
Nothing real, nothing absent.
Not holding on to reality,
not getting stuck in the void,
you are neither holy nor wise, just
an ordinary fellow who has completed his work.~Layman P'ang (c. 740-808)
 In the sandalwood forest, there is no other tree (from The Shodoka)By Hsuan Chueh of Yung Chia / Yoka Genkaku
(665 - 713)English version by Robert AitkenIn the sandalwood forest, there is no other tree.
Only the lion lives in such deep luxuriant woods,
Wandering freely in a state of peace.
Other animals and birds stay far away.Hsuan Chueh is perhaps best known for composing the Cheng Tao Ko, a
collection of Zen teaching poems. This work has been popularized in the
West through the influence of Japanese Zen schools, where it is known as
The Shodoka and he is referred to as Yoka Genkaku.
"Every animal knows more than you do."
—Native American Proverb"What is a man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, men would
die from great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also
happens to man."
"Transforming yourself is a means of giving light to the whole world."
We must learn to trust that what needs to open within us will do so, in just
the right fashion. In fact, our body, heart, and spirit know how to give birth,
to open naturally, like the petals of a flower. We need not tear at the petals
nor force the flower. We must simply stay planted and present.
~Jack Kornfeldvia Daily DharmaLet yourself be silently drawn
by the strange pull of what you really love.
It will not lead you astray.
(Essential Rumi, versions by Coleman Barks)Web version: www.panhala.net/Archive/Be_Silently_Drawn.html
"Spotted Eagle" by Peter SheflerI live my life in widening circles
that reach out across the world.
I may not complete this last one
but I give myself to it.I circle around God, around the primordial tower.
I've been circling for thousands of years
and I still don't know: am I a falcon,
a storm, or a great song?~ Rainer Maria Rilke