Why are there trees I never walk under but large and melodious thoughts descend...– Walt Whitman
The very idea of going beyond the dream is illusory. Why go anywhere? Just...– Nisargadatta Maharaj (via yoga9vipassana)
Watcfulness cleanses the conscience and makes it lucid. This cleansed, it...– St. Philotheos of Sinai, Forty Texts on Watchfulness, #24,(roughly eighth or ninth century), The Philokalia, Vol. III., page 25.
We’re fascinated by the words—but where we meet is in the silence behind them.– Ram Dass (via lazyyogi)
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy,...– Dalai Lama
The now is our self. We are not present in the now. We are the now. The now is...– Rupert Spira - Presence: The Art of Peace and Happiness, Volume I
Your true self is the only thing you can ever know. You think you know all the...– Rupert Spira
What is the only thing that is undeniably present even without thought? And even...– AnEternalNow: Awakening to Reality Journal, Page 57
Life itself is only a vision, a dream. Nothing exists except empty space and...– Satan in the book “Mysterious Stranger” by Mark Twain
I’ll be inactive for the 6 days or so. Rented a place in Joshua Tree and am going to take silence and do a solo meditation retreat.
The freedom you look for is where you look from.– Jac O’Keeffe
You are the knower of your body, senses and mind, but the knower can never be...– Pandit Ji
The sense of ‘Self’ must dissolve in all entry and exit points. In...– Thusness
When you recognize that there is a voice in your head that pretends to be you...– Eckhart Tolle (via ashramof1)
By Jessica Graham “I’ve recently become of big fan of lovingkindness meditation, or as Shinzen Young calls it Focus on Positive. From the beginning of my practice I have been pretty hard-core about going in to the most challenging material and deconstructing it using mindfulness. This technique has served me well; I have been able to quickly break through old patterns and find freedom from...