All good things are wild, and free.
photo by Alan Larus
Transcend the words
Have the experience for
yourself, and then there will be nothing to say.
The mystical is not HOW the world is, but THAT it is.
photo by Alan Larus
"For the mind in harmony with the Tao all
Without even a trace of self-doubt you can trust the
All at once you are free, with nothing left to hold
All is empty, brilliant, perfect in its own being."
Verses of Faith in Mind
via Alene Kramer on Facebook
"Maybe Spring" by Alan Larus
All seeking is a search outside yourself for
True peace is not found by looking to the future
realizing now that anything and everything
arises in the already-present
Peace that you are.
via Along The Way
"The wisdom of Enlightenment is inherent in
every one of us. It is because of the
delusion under which our mind works
that we fail to realize it ourselves, and we
seek the advice and guidance of
enlightened ones." ~Hui-neng
From the book: "ONE - Essential Writings on
Nonduality," by Jerry Katz
published by Sentient Publications.
via Daily Dharma
Mind transcends birth and death. The essence of
mind is pure Consciousness
that never leaves reality, even though it
experiences the things of the senses.
In the equanimity of the Absolute, there is
nothing to renounce or attain.
Tao & Zen group on Facebook
The nature of the mind is non-arising,
What need is there
knowledge and views?
Originally there is not
a single dharma;
Coming and going
Sought for, it is not seen.
need to do anything;
It is bright, still, self-apparent.
The past is like empty space;
Know anything and the
Casting a clear light on the world,
If one-mindedness is impeded,
All dharmas are misunderstood.
and going thus,
Is there need for thorough investigation?
Arising without the mark of arising,
Arising and illumination are the
Desiring to purify the mind,
There is no mind for effort.
Throughout time and space
This is most profound.
Knowing dharmas is
Non-knowing is knowing the essential.
Using the mind to maintain quietude,
Birth and death forgotten;
is original nature.
~Niutou Farong (594-657)
"Song of the Mind: Wisdom from the Zen Classic