When you are truly awakened, you have completely stopped trying to become awakened. You simply are. You know that you did not locate awakening; awakening located you.
All paths are valid, but in the end you will find that the realization of the ultimate truth is a pathless path.
Being enlightened ironically means realizing that there is no separate entity that can be enlightened or unenlightened.
Realization is not about you, the wave, realizing it is ocean. The ocean realizes itself in you and reveals itself to have never been just a wave. Nothing changes except the falling away of a false be...
The one who believes himself to be a person needs to try to find that person. This is a solution, an antidote, offered to a ghost that thinks it actually exists.
The One that experiences itself as your body-mind is the same One that experiences itself in every other body-mind, form, or appearance that exists.
Nothing can be the total truth in the worlds of manifestation and the more solid your concepts, the more likely they are going to sink you, sooner or later.
We truly help others working on ourselves. When it comes from the knowledge that the only power we have is over our own choices, we do not struggle taking responsibility for what is not ours to be res...
Even amazing states of bliss, peace, clarity and spaciousness have nothing to do with awakening as these are just experiences coming and going in the impersonal awareness that you are.
In enlightenment, the seer and the seen disappear. Or, more accurately, are seen through as illusions. In reality, they were never there, apart from being concept and misunderstanding.
The path of awakening"All of your past selves are walking behind you,like a shadow, waiting for you to awaken fully.Waiting for you to return home. To the Oneness. To love, wisdom, silence and compass...
Leonard Jacobsonobson Words from Silence
We may be focused on looking forward and upward yet looking inward can be the easiest path to take.
Meditation is not just blissing out under a mango tree. It completely changes your brain and therefore changes what you are.
True wisdom is being able to say 'it is what it is' with a smile of celebratory wonder on your face.
Eric Micha'el Leventhal
The Best Music you can ever hear in your Life is Silence -- silence of yourself, silence of your loved ones
All other creatures look down toward the earth, but man was given a face so that might turn his eyes toward the stars and his gaze upon the sky.
Poetry is the way that we transcend language through language. And thus our freedom lies in the poetry of all things