On Karma

On Karma

“Karma is only a store of unspent energies, of unfulfilled desires, and fears not understood. The store is being constantly replenished by new desires and fears. It need not be so forever. Understand the root cause of your fears-estrangement from yourself; and of desires – the longing for the self, and your karma will dissolve like a dream.” – Nisargadatta...

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Birds Don’t Brag About Flying

Birds Don’t Brag About Flying

Birds don’t brag about flying the way we do. They don’t write books about it and then give workshops, they don’t take on disciples and spoil their own air time. Who could dance and achieve liftoff with a bunch of whackos tugging on...

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All here right now

All here right now

Rather than trying to build skyscrapers to reach heaven and bridges to cross the raging river of samsara to reach the so-called other shore of nirvana, we could realize that it all flows right through us right now and there’s nowhere to go, nothing to get, and all is perfect as it is. This deep inner knowing has a lot to do with trust and letting be; there is nirvanic peace in things just as...

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JAI GANESHA!!

JAI GANESHA!!

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Someone asked the Dalai Lama what surprised him most….

Someone asked the Dalai Lama what surprised him most….

“Man. Because he  sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if hes is never going to die, and then he dies having never really...

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And For No Reason…

And For No Reason…

And For no reason I start skipping like a child. And For no reason I turn into a leaf That is carried so high I kiss the Sun’s mouth And dissolve. And For no reason A thousand birds Choose my head for a conference table, Start passing their Cups of wine And their wild songbooks all around. And For every reason in existence I begin to eternally, To eternally laugh and love! When I turn into...

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