OF INNER SILENCE
If I must pour this Molten Mystery, unformed,
Into a framework of belief, a template of faith,
Forged by other Lovers, long ago…
And now held to by millions.
And I determined, in heartfelt consideration,
To leave my Experience Molten, unformed,
A Divine Puddle, without center or periphery,
Undefined, unexplained, remaining...
A Most Beautiful Mystery, a Puddle of Grace.
Like a madman, unfettered, a reveling child,
Splashing through the fountains of their Beauty,
Sidestepping, deftly, the muddy pools.
In which this Puddle finds Reflected,
In the Water of Love and Surrender,
The Beautiful Face of The Beloved.
Maintain constant tranquility.
We observe the Ten Thousand Things
pulse in unity
and return to the void.
and each returns again
to its source.
Returning to source
is the supreme stillness.
This is known as the return to destiny,
the natural pattern of things.
means to be constant.
is known as realization.
Not understanding this constancy
leads to disaster.
means being impartial.
Being impartial is your highest nobility,
The true nobility of Heaven.
Tao is everlasting.
When you lose your sense of self,
you are as immortal as the Tao.
Tao Te Ching #16
Trans: Amy Putkonen
If you find it within yourself,
you will find it everywhere.
- Ramana Maharshi