SILENCE VI


What to silence can be compared?

In the room, all is quiet, peaceful.

Not a movement or stirrings in the air…

 

The objects, as if consciousness filled,

Appear distant yet close, intimate,

Silent yet seeming to speak.

 

A mysterious presence is revealed:

Is it Being’s own essence?

The heart, not the mind, knows the sense…

 

 Welcome, silence and peace;

Welcome a thousand times solitude.

The first to learn how to listen, to see…

 The second to learn how to be, how to feel.

 

 

About amartingarcia

General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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