SOOTHES ALL INNER PERSONAL SHADOWS
RELEGATING THEM TO AN INNER CORE
RICH COMPOST PILE
THE IMPERSONAL LIFE*
Let your discipline be
a ripple on the ocean
the universe like a feather
touching a bubble that
encircles the weightless stars.
You attain emptiness.
away on a breeze?
You attain grace.
But there is no one here
to carry the burden
into the laughter
of the Goddess.
She breathes you.
just as they arise and
let them melt away -
a drop of dew on
the golden iris,
a hungry worm
in the fallen apple,
on the full moon
in a midnight pond...
other way to get through
Alfred K. LaMotte
SINCE BEFORE TIME
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from: September 27, 2018
GREATER THAN THE GOD OF MERE HUMAN BELIEFS "No mind is the way to God." September 27, 2018
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BY BEING HELD IN TRUTH OF BEING
THAT IS BEFORE, DURING, & BEYOND
ALL HUMAN UNDERSTANDINGS…
ONLY A SOUL KNOWS & IS
THAT WHICH IS BEYOND HUMAN BELIEF
BE STILL AND SIMPLY BE
THE TRANSPARENT CONDUIT
TRUTH OF BEING
GREATER THAN THE GOD
OF MERE HUMAN BELIEFS
“THE ULTIMATE AND THE INEXPRESSIBLE”*
*OSHO…full quote in Read More
following Afternoon Photos
In harmony with the Tao,
the sky is clear and spacious,
the earth is solid and full,
all creature flourish together,
content with the way they are,
endlessly repeating themselves,
the sky becomes filthy,
the earth becomes depleted,
the equilibrium crumbles,
creatures become extinct.
because he understands the whole.
His constant practice is humility.
but lets himself be shaped by the Tao,
as rugged and common as stone.
Tao Te Ching
is the strongest and most determined.
Is it not your breath that has erected and hardened the structure of your bones?
which none of you remember having dreamt,
that builded your city
fashioned all there is in it?
you would cease to see all else,
the whispering of the dream
you would hear no other sound.
K. Gibran – The Farewell
Complete OSHO Quote
The state of no-mind is the state of the divine.
God is not a thought but the experience of thoughtlessness.
It is not a content in the mind;
it is the explosion when the mind is content-less.
It is not an object that you can see; it is the very capacity to see.
It is not the seen but the seer.
It is not like the clouds that gather in the sky,
but the sky when there are no clouds.
It is that empty sky.
When the consciousness is not going out to any object,
when there is nothing to see,
nothing to think,
just emptiness all around,
then one falls upon oneself.
There is nowhere to go – one relaxes into one’s source,
and that source is God
No-mind is the way to God.
Your inner being is nothing but the inner sky.
The sky is empty, but it is the empty sky that holds all,
the whole existence, the sun, the moon, the stars, the earth, the planets.
It is the empty sky that gives space to all that is.
It is the empty sky that is the background of all that exists.
Things come and go and the sky remains the same.
In exactly the same way, you have an inner sky; it is also empty.
Clouds come and go, planets are born and disappear,
stars arise and die, and the inner sky remains the same,
untouched, untarnished, unscarred.
We call that inner sky sakshin, the witness –
and that is the whole goal of meditation.
Go in, enjoy the inner sky.
Remember whatsoever you can see, you are not it.
You can see thoughts, then you are not thoughts;
you can see your feelings, then you are not your feelings;
you can see your dreams, desires, memories, imaginations, projections,
then you are not them.
Go on eliminating all that you can see.
Then one day the tremendous moment arrives,
the most significant moment of one’s life,
when there is nothing left to be rejected.
All the seen has disappeared and only the seer is there.
That seer is the empty sky.
To know it is to be fearless,
and to know it is to be full of love.
To know it is to be God, is to be immortal.
of making impressions on it, marks on it.
We can draw lines on water,
but no sooner are the lines made that they disappear;
yet if lines are made on stone they last for thousands of years.
Lines just cannot be drawn in the sky,
so there is not question of their disappearing.
Please understand this difference.
Lines cannot be drawn in the sky –
I may move my finger across the sky,
the finger passes but the line is not drawn
and the question of the disappearance of the line
simply does not arise.
The day a person goes beyond the mind,
when the consciousness transcends the mind,
he experiences that,
like the sky,
so far no marks or lines
have ever been drawn on the soul.
It is eternally pure, eternally enlightened,
no pollution has ever happened to it.