Those that have a true thirst for Thatness are wont to not follow the million-and-one things. When the heart rises, the million-and-one things arise too. When the heart is Stilled, the manifold things cease. And when the heart does not rise, the million-and-one things are without blame. In the world and beyond the world, neither … Continue reading When the heart rises, the million-and-one things arise too
One who acts knows this: "This is done by the body, not by I, the pure Self," indeed nothing -- no matter how much acting takes place. He has found the secret formula for happiness and true fulfilment.
Like a leaf in the wind, the liberated one is untethered from life -- desireless, disinterestedness, independent, free.
Virtue is a highly misunderstood concept. True virtue transcends all morality, religion and the need to please others – it arises in a place other than mind. The truly virtuous is he who renounces pride and egotism. Such an individual, realizing his true nature, cuts the strings of affection and attachment, whereupon he abandons worldly … Continue reading The art of virtue – a Discourse