BE AS THE SOUL REQUIRES
CESSATION OF MINDING-MIND
DEAD TO DEATH
ALIVE AS LIFE
Just see, people who have fallen in love
do not care about what is happening in the world.
The way they are, you think they are unrealistic.
It is just that they have made their emotions pleasant, so their life is beautiful.
That is the state of a devotee.
if you fall in love with a man or a woman,
they do not go the way you expect them to,
and it eventually gets into some trouble.
It is simply a love affair, and you are not expecting any response.
Your life becomes utterly beautiful because
your emotion has become so sweet.
Through that sweetness, one grows.
That is devotion.
Intellect wants to conquer the truth.
Devotion just embraces the truth.
Devotion cannot decipher but devotion can experience.
Intellect can decipher but can never experience.
This is the choice one has to make.
He can grasp things that you have to struggle with
because there is not much of him within himself.
When you are too full of self,
there is no room for anything higher to happen.
a temple-going, pooja-doing, coconut-breaking person.
A devotee has understood what his place in the existence is.
If you have understood this and are conscious of it,
you will walk as a devout person.
There is no other way to be.
It is a very intelligent way to exist.
Conclusion of EXCELLENT article here:
you suddenly realized
that you had been given
the complete and utter gift
of your own transparency,
the revelation of your own
exact boundary with the world.
and speech exactly the line
you must cross
to give yourself
while saving yourself,
the gleam in your heart and your eye,
another sun rising,
after a long night of absence
and the world again suddenly
worth seeing, worth innocence,