Re: The Spider
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medit8ionsociety <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> The Spidermeditating in
> A Tibetan story tells of a meditation student who, while
> his room, believed he saw a spider descending in front of him.Each
> day the menacing creature returned, growing larger and largereach
> time. So frightened was the student, that he went to his teacherto
> report his dilemma. He said he planned to place a knife in hislap
> during meditation, so when the spider appeared he would killit. The
> teacher advised him against this plan. Instead, he suggested,bring a
> piece of chalk to meditation, and when the spider appeared,mark an
> "X" on its belly. Then report back.what
> The student returned to his meditation. When the spider again
> appeared, he resisted the urge to attack it, and instead did just
> the master suggested. When he later reported back to themaster, the
> teacher told him to lift up his shirt and look at his own belly.There
> was the "X".know".
> As St. George Harrison once said, "It's all in the mind, ya
G: good story ... you can chase rising phenomena endlessly.....
creating expanses of heavens or horrors..... but freedom and
liberation are only gained once they are confronted ... see
through the minds creations to the Source that makes it all
shanti om ...g... thankyou for posting this story....