It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to...– Abraham Lincoln (via psychotherapy)
The “practice” at the Zen Center of Syracuse is a lay practice. It is founded on...– Terrance Keenan’s “St. Nadie in Winter” (also from Slow Muse, more excerpts from that book here) (via crashinglybeautiful)
Tao Te Ching 65
crashinglybeautiful: The ancient Masters didn’t try to educate the people, but kindly taught them to not-know. When they think that they know the answers, people are difficult to guide. When they know that they don’t know, people can find their own way. If you want to learn how to govern, avoid being clever or rich. The simplest pattern is the clearest. Content with an ordinary life, ...
I have come to drag you out of yourself and take you in my heart. I have come to...– Rumi (via oceanofmind) (via dreaminginthedeepsouth)
When we cultivate our understanding and become aware of what we are doing, and...– Kwong Roshi, No Beginning, No End: The Ultimate Heart of Zen via Sweep the Dust, Push the Dirt via Elephant Journal & Dharma/Arte (via sharanam)
Meditation is the silence of the mind, but in that silence, in that intensity,...– J. Krishnamurti (via its-not-what-you-think & sharanam) (via crashinglybeautiful)
A new theory −- Biocentrism −- tells us that space and time aren’t physical...– Robert Lanza, M.D.: Have Aliens Left the Universe? Theory Predicts We’ll Follow (via americansatori)