Tag Archives: things

Beloved, remember me!

“My own mind is fully awake, but I don’t recognize it. The essence of thinking is what is, but I don’t know this. Not controlling is true being, but I can’t stay there. Settling naturally leads to how things are, … Continue reading

Posted in Dharma, Quotes by other persons | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Three things that cannot be hidden

There are three things that cannot be hidden: the Sun, the Moon and the Truth.

Posted in Dharma, In my own words... | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Within that wider angle…

“The moment you think only of yourself, the focus of your whole mind narrows, and because of this narrow focus uncomfortable things can appear huge and bring you fear, discomfort, and a sense of feeling overwhelmed by misery. The moment … Continue reading

Posted in Dharma, Quotes by other persons | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All existing things are really one

“All existing things are really one.” –Chuang Tzu  

Posted in Dharma, Quotes by other persons, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Song of the Six Perfections

For generosity, nothing to do, Other than cease fixating on self. For morality, nothing to do, Other than cease being dishonest. For patience, nothing to do, Other than not fear what is ultimately true. For effort, nothing to do, Other … Continue reading

Posted in Dharma, Quotes by other persons, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The truth is that things don’t really get solved

“The truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again.” — Pema Chodron

Posted in Dharma, Quotes by other persons, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The more you are thankful…

The more you are thankful, the more you attract things to be thankful for.

Posted in Dharma, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pleasure and happiness are not the same thing…

Pleasure and happiness are not the same thing. When we do things that give us pleasure, they inevitably lead to pain or suffering. If we eat our favorite food for example, and we keep eating it, it will make us … Continue reading

Posted in Dharma, In my own words..., Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Buddhist contribution to global ethics

“A Buddhist contribution to global ethics is based on observing and understanding the world with mindfulness, concentration, and insight. It begins with an awareness of the nonduality of subject and object and of the interconnectedness of all things. It is … Continue reading

Posted in Dharma, Quotes by other persons, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To know the self is to forget the self

“To know the self is to forget the self. To forget the self is to be enlightened by all things.” — Zen master Dogen

Posted in Dharma, Quotes by other persons, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment