The heart-mind is awareness turned inward, awareness of the spiritual universe...– Ram Dass, “Be Love Now”
Awareness is like the sun. When it shines on things, they are transformed.– Thich Nhat Hanh (via elige)
Anonymous asked: What's your take on Kundalini? It's most commonly associated with "serpent" as in "serpent energy". It seems intimidating, but from what I've read, it's the pinnacle of meditation next to gnosis. Thoughts?
We are caught up in this bizarre habit of assuming that there is an “I.” Yet the...– Daniel Ingram
Some people say there is mind. I say there is no mind, but never mind. Heh, heh,...– Zen Monk
Anonymous asked: Thank you for sharing your story. It was quite touching. I am happy that you have found peace. :)
The primary agenda for doing insight practices is to increase our perceptual...– “Mastering the Core Teachings of the Buddha: An Unusually Hardcore Dharma Book” (Free PDF available online, google it) By: Daniel Ingram
What my internal experience was like then and what...
I will never forget what it was like before my awakening began. It was as if even something as simple as breathing was a struggle. Anxiety was provoked by just about everything. Someone would say “Hi!” and I would get just as anxious as if someone had told me to never talk to them again. It was pretty much Hell on Earth. The drugs made it easier, they made me forget, until I would try to numb out...
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three...– Lao Tzu (via lucifelle)
What you are basically, deep, deep down, far, far in, is simply the fabric and...– Alan Watts
The sign of a beautiful person is that he always sees beauty in others.– Omar Suleiman (via littlesusanita)