A hermit was meditating by a river when a young man interrupted him. "Master, I wish to become your disciple," said the man. "Why?" replied the hermit. The young man thought for a moment the uttered, "Because I want to find God." The master jumped up, grabbed him by the scruff of his neck, dragged … Continue reading A burning thirst to know God
OF THE PERFECT TEACHER To find the perfect enlightenment, one has to discover their True Nature. Whoever realizes his true nature is Awakened. If one doesn’t see their own nature, invoking holy names, reciting scriptures and sutras, making offerings, building statues, and keeping precepts are all useless. Invoking holy names results in good karma, reciting … Continue reading An extremely thin line between Heaven and Hell?
The ignorant man will never be liberated by his repetitious practices. Blessed is he who, by simple understanding, enters timeless freedom. ... Because he greedily desires to know God, the ignorant man can never become That. The wise man abides in Godness because he is free of all blind desire and knows NOTHING.