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Bhagavad Gita (The song of the Lord)


Creation – maintenance – dissolution. “I am the silence of the mystery”.

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“I don’t know what Consciousness is, but I am That”


As far as intelligence, feeling, and depth, can anything be added to the following? “Everything is Consciousness – everything. When you ask ‘what is Consciousness?’, there is no valid answer. When someone asks me to write a book or give … Continue reading

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Meditation (RM)


Meditation is your true nature now. You call it meditation, because there are other thoughts distracting you. When these thoughts are dispelled, you remain alone, i.e., in the state of meditation free from thoughts; and that is your real nature … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage


I felt in need of a great pilgrimage So I sat still for three days And God came to me. – Kabir 15th century Indian poet

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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 … Continue reading

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“Those who know are silent”


Those who speak do not know, those who know are silent, I heard this saying from the old gentleman.* If the old gentleman was one who knew the way, Why did he feel able to write five thousand words? Bai … Continue reading

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SILENCE V


Language is only a medium for communicating one’s thoughts to another. It is called in only after thoughts arise; other thoughts arise after the ‘I-thought’ rises; the ‘I-thought’ is the root of all conversation. … When one remains without thinking … Continue reading

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SILENCE lV


SILENCE lV ‘Psille et sale’ – ‘sing and keep silent’.  A contradiction?  Not to the quiet, contemplative heart, as with all other paradoxes, which are not contradictions per se. That is the title of a short piece by the great … Continue reading

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SILENCE lll


SILENCE lll Deep sleep… the mind is dormant,” but the Spirit is awake” We mentioned love, being, and understanding as in intimate relationship with silence – and that should be enough! But we also said that silence is our essence, … Continue reading

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SILENCE ll


Silence is not a nothing, a pure absence, or a mere emptiness. It is the pristine, unspoken Word, the womb of language and of life. It speaks in and to all hearts and throbs in all living things. That is … Continue reading

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