The great Indian teacher Nisargadatta Maharaj once said, "Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows." "I am nothing" does not mean that there is a bleak wasteland within. It does mean that with awareness we open to a clear, unimpeded space, without center or [...]
where lies my true self ? am I a creature of my psychology or does my deepest self lie in the burning fires of my mythology ? so bold and so gripping that every feeling, every act lies in the imagined stories of God's and Goddesses of demons and of angels of the impossible dance [...]
to tumne kabhi hawa se poocha ? tu kahan se ayee, aur kahan gayee ? kyon aiee aur kyon gayee ?
If ages could be divided into the Age of Reason, the Age of Contemplation, the Age of Action, then surely we are living in the Age of Hurry. We all act as if we are about to miss the train, forever chasing that elusive concept called Time. Somehow believing there is an absolute and exclusive [...]
I hope all of you have a great new year, where the mind and soul feels fresh like a child's. Unburdened by past memories, but enriched by the wisdom of experiences of the year(s) gone by. Where each dawn is like a new birth, each touch unlike one before, each sunset a moment of deep [...]
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The joy of life also lies in forgetting what was, and then rediscovering it... I heard the birds sing again this morning, every morning....
If you scroll down on the right, under the last of the 'Most popular' is the Category 'Zen Thoughts'......I love the philosophy of the Buddhist Prayer flag. Tie up a little coloured flag to a string, and every time it flutters in the wind, it says a prayer for you. And for everything. Whenever I [...]
where lies the identity of this realm called freedom ? which way do I point myself where are the signpost and which path do I take and not look back with regret ? where is the path in which each crunch of my footsteps is not a jarring calling of my own doubt ? freedom [...]
I look back at the day and I see behind me a trail of 'maybe's. I look back at the year and i see a huge wake of 'maybe's. Indecisive ? A serious lack of commitment ? Negotiating space ? Or just looking for the potential and the possibility of the future evolving and emerging [...]