Being Easy….

Being Easy….

Easy is right. Begin right, and you are easy. Continue easy and you are right. The right way to go easy is to forget the right way and forget the going is easy.   —Chuang-Tzu, The Inner Chapters, Gia Feng and Jane...

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Groove in G

Groove in G

Music makes connection like nothing else can. Learn from the divine sound that we are all connected. Different instruments, same score. From all points around the globe a symphony of being

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Le Guru

Le Guru

Question: How is one to decide upon a proper Guru? What is the swarupa [nature or real form] of a Guru? Ramana Maharshi: He is the proper Guru to whom your mind is attuned. If you ask, `How to decide who is the Guru and what is his swarupa?’, he should be endowed with tranquility, patience, forgiveness and other virtues; he should be capable of attracting others even with his eyes just as a...

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Listen, O Drop

Listen, O Drop

Listen, O drop, give yourself up without regret, and in exchange gain the Ocean. Listen, O drop, bestow upon yourself this honor, and in the arms of the Sea be secure. Who indeed should be so fortunate? An Ocean wooing a drop! In God’s name, in God’s name, sell and buy at once! Give a drop, and take this Sea full of pearls.” ― Rumi Thank you to Natalie Sudman for this...

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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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