Tag Archives: mind

It all comes down to Knowing.

Yet no one is knowing this Knowing. It just is that. The Knowing that, without thought or anything arising, wholeness remains intact. A wholeness free from shape or form or substance. The Knowing itself or itself. This Knowing is of … Continue reading

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Seeking what?

It only requires a little thought to realise how ludicrous is the idea of seeking something other than what we are. The problem arises because we begin from a faulty premise. We believe we are imperfect, separate, incomplete, in need … Continue reading

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Subject – Object Dilemma

The question often arises ‘Who’ is seeing? ‘Who’ is hearing? ‘Who’ is tasting, touching, smelling? We look around us only to see a variety of objects. Man made objects in the form of furniture, vehicles etc. Nature’s objects taking the … Continue reading

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What do I know?

What do I know, except that I exist. That one ‘I’ that cannot be denied. The proof of which is in the stating of: “I don’t exist”. Who is saying that? You that don’t exist? Are these not just words … Continue reading

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A thought cannot think

A thought cannot think. I read this somewhere. It got me thinking. Our lives are made up of thoughts. Most of our waking day and our sleep too when we are dreaming. But who is it who is thinking these … Continue reading

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We know the truth when we hear it.

It is no coincidence that some of the most quoted words, phrases, poems strike a chord within us simply because they are conveying an eternal truth. While many will be happy sit back and listen to the flow of the … Continue reading

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Nothing to look forward to any more

If I were to say to someone, “I don’t look forward to anything any more.” I’m sure most people would look at me and think to themselves, “Poor fellow, he’s lost all enjoyment in life – he might as well … Continue reading

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On reading words by eminent masters

I can now attest to two kinds of reading. The reading that goes on ‘before’ as opposed to the reading that comes ‘after’. By ‘before’ and ‘after’, I am referring to the periods prior and subsequent to the realisation of … Continue reading

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Becoming mindful of thought.

A few months ago I wrote the following under the title: “It is thought that makes us who and what we are.” Have you ever taken the time to watch your thoughts? It’s at once fascinating and disturbing. Fascinating inasmuch … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

The aphorism Know Thyself has been passed down through the ages as accepted wisdom. Plato refers to it via the voice of Socrates who is quoted as saying: “But I have no leisure for them at all; and the reason, … Continue reading

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