MYSTICAL POEMS: “From words to emptiness” by Osho

I want my words ring in your ears, and their echo to carry you Into that space where everything is silent, empty. This is the way from words to emptiness. There one meet oneself. I’m in bliss. Take my love, I’ve nothing else to offer, It is my only wealth.

POEMS: “It is I who must begin” by Vaclav Havel

It is I who must begin It is I who must begin. Once I begin, once I try — here and now, right where I am, not excusing myself by saying things would be easier elsewhere, without grand speeches and ostentatious gestures, but all the more persistently — to live in harmony with the “voice…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “A Deeper Intelligence” – Amoda Maa

“A Deeper Intelligence”   There’s an intelligence that’s deeper than thought and more intimate than concept. There’s an intelligence that weaves together the substance of your body, the tapestry of your life, and the majesty of your light. It’s the same intelligence that makes the stars shine, the planets dance, and new suns to be…

Essay on: “Know thyself” (“Temet Nosce”) by Amira

“Know thyself” (“Temet Nosce”)   The ancient Greek aphorism “Know thyself” is one of the Delphic maxims,(though we find similar teachings going back to ancient Egypt and Asia) the first of three, inscribed on a column in the pronaos (forecourt) of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi (Greece). It’s given as “Nosce te ipsum” or…

A quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson on listening to our intuition

To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all people—that is genius. Speak your latent conviction, and it shall be the universal sense; for the inmost in due time becomes the outmost, and our first thought is rendered back to us by the…

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on trusting your inner knowing

It would not be beneficial to believe your Mind on matters that are very important to you. Your Mind can base its conclusions only on Past Data that it has collected during your present experience of Physicalization. It has no knowledge of things existing through all Eternity. In order to access data having to do…

“Symbols” by Thomas Merton

“Symbols” Traditionally, the value of the symbol is precisely in its apparent uselessness  as a means of simple communication.  It is ordered toward communion,  not to communication. Because it is not an efficient mode of communicating  information, the symbol can achieve a higher purpose, beyond  cause and effect. Instead of establishing a new contact by…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Knowing”

Knowing What is this Exquisite Presence, Shining Radiant in The Heart, This Dissolution of duality, This Wellspring of Ecstasy, This Fullness and Completion, In which time, space, and myself, Dissolve in Formless Rapture? I don’t know. Is it not “Consciousness”? I don’t know. Is it not “God”? I don’t know. Is it not the “Soul”?…