#4824 - Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Editor:
The Nonduality Highlights http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NDhighlights/
Our notions about happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas.
idea of happiness can prevent us from actually being happy. We fail to
opportunity for joy that is right in front of us when we are caught
in a belief
that happiness should take a particular form.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
"Joy does not come from what you do, it flows into what you do
into this world from deep within you."
via "Oneness With All Life"
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places
people see nothing.
~ Camille Pissaro
via Quotes from the Mystics on Facebook
Listen to this:
There is nothing that can
interfere in your freedom.
There is no thing that can avoid your
There is nothing that can stop you.
For you are already that,
be aware of this!
You are already free.
You are already bright and shining
and all is well.
~ Robert Adams (Totally Free - October 27,
You are always Free, but your attention is
somewhere else. Just return your
attention to your Self and away from
impermanent objects. What you are is
~ Sri H. W. L. Poonja (Papaji)
A traveller should just be on the way, why count
the number of steps to get there !
"Once at Tassajara, Shunryu Suzuki-roshi said,
'Life is basically impossible.'
Then he got up and left the zendo.
The next day a student raised his hand and
asked, 'Suzuki Roshi, yesterday you
said that life is basically impossible.
What are we going to do?'
'You do it....everyday.'"
~ From a Facebook posting of Belle Haywood
THE SKY'S THE LIMIT -
Reminders of our True Nature
"A single lamp dispels the darkness of a
Likewise, a single flash of the mind's clear light
aeons of karmic conditioning and spiritual blindness."
~ Tilopa's Mahamudra Instructions to Naropa,
translated by Keith Dowman
(Photo of witch's broom nebula and trillions and
trillions of stars with trillions
of planets near them just like our sun and
earth where we think we are so unique)
via Amrita Nadi on Facebook
100 Butterflies (excerpt)
Where you are going
and the place you
come to the same thing.
What you long for
and what you've left
are as useless as your name.
Just one time, walk out
field and look
at that towering oak --
an acorn still beating at its
~ Peter Levitt