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#3657 - Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - Editor: Gloria Lee
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"Heaven has a vast, mindless mind.
Human has a mind.
The earth embraces everything with broad virtue.
Why does man's mind learn only poisonous thoughts?
Even when the roaring volcano rolls across the earth,
do the sun and moon get angry?
Learn the virtue of taking off.
If, all day long, you follow the rights and wrongs
of the mundane world, you cultivate a heart attack.
He goes on his way, so let him go.
You have your job, so watch only your way.
Sometimes, in the quiet of the night,
in your spare time, chant silently.
Sometimes, do meditation, enter into a deep samadhi.
All of existence, the sun, the moon, and the stars,
all are my guiding light.
All of them are joyful, all of them are precious.
So, always there is a contented laughter."
From the book, "Living Peace," Published by Iris International.
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0972009809/angelinc posted to Daily Dharma by Bill Kelly
Home is the immense silent space that is everywhere. What we call inner space and outer space are the very same all-pervasive context--the emptiness in which everything exists. The space in which the planets and galaxies hang, the very space within matter itself, is the same silence in which all mental activity comes and goes. Everything occurs within this great peace which is the context for all movement and manifestation. It is the source from which everything arises, in which is abides and to which it returns. The magnificence of this silence allows for everything--sound, thought and action--to occur within it. Thoughts come and go and the silence is always here, just as the sky is always here no matter what the weather. Sky is the unchanging context for the ever-changing ephemeral weather. Silence is the permanent space in which the weather of thought, sound, action takes place. All mental movements are only apparent modifications of the peace that is always here, undetected by the active mind.
posted to Wisdom-l by Mark Scorelle
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