Because he knows Self (enlightened), the wise one is not disrupted by practical life. He is deep and still, like a vast lake. He is not like ordinary people. His sorrows, illusions and confusion have vanished. Even doing nothing, the dull one is forevermore subtly anxious and distracted. Even amidst great action, the wise one … Continue reading To be deep and still, like a vast lake
The fool thinks inner-peace comes by controlling the mind -- by doing this and that or by going hither and thither. He will never attain it thus, given that the ultimate Truth is well beyond such mundane forms and practices. The wise one, on the other hand perfectly Knows Truth, and is supreme Stillness itself.
He who erroneously believes he is a person is constantly acting, evermore hankering for this and that, even when the body is at rest. The Awakened Sage knows he is not a person, and therefore does nothing in particular, even when the body is in motion. On the other hand, the 'spiritually lost' man merely … Continue reading You’re not your person
For one who has transcended the world, there is no joy or sorrow. With an amazingly stilled mind, he lives on without the illusion of the body.