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#4005 - Monday, September 6, 2010 - Editor: Gloria Lee

The Nonduality Highlights -      

"Coming empty-handed, going empty handed -
    that is human.
When you are born, where do you come from?
When you die, where do you go?
Life is like a floating clud which appears.
Death is like a floating cloud which disappears.
The floating cloud itself originally does not exist.
Life and death, coming and going, are also like that.
But there is one thing which always remains clear.
It is pure and clear, not depending on life and death.
What, then, is the one pure and clear thing?"
- Zen Master Seung Sahn
  posted to Daily Dharma by Dainen Kelley  

"The valley spirit never dies;
It is the woman, the primal mother.
Her gateway is the root of heaven and earth.
it is like a veil barely seen.
Use it; it will never fail."

Tao Te Ching.


“All one can teach is understanding, everything else comes by itself .”

Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  by Tom McFerran to Facebook  


Awareness Watching Awareness



Symmetry / Distortions 52 photos  

by Craig Royal  

Someone may be able to speak beautifully about compassion, wisdom, or non-self, but this doesn’t necessarily help others. And the speaker may still have a big self or treat others badly; his eloquent speech may be only empty words. We can get tired of all these words, even the word “Buddha.” So to wake people up, Master Linji [Japanese, Rinzai] invented new terms and new ways of saying things that would respond to the needs of his time. For example, Master Linji invented the term “businessless person,” the person who has nowhere to go and nothing to do. This was his ideal example of what a person could be.

- Thich Nhat Hanh, "Simply Stop"

"To know that you do not know is best.
To pretend to know what you do not know is a disease."
- Lao Tzu...
by John Schofield to Facebook

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