A quote from Alan Watts on illusion (Maya)

Art: “Maya The Illusion” Painting by Antra Srivastava A separate self is merely conventional reality, in the same sense as lines of latitude and longitude and the measurements of the clock; which is why one of the means of maya, illusion, is measurement. Things are measurements; they are units of thought, like inches are measurements….

A quantum physics quote Wow! On the nature of….? (reality?)

Niels Bohr … understood that the energy of electrons in atoms can take on only certain values, like the energy of light, and crucially that electrons can only jump between one atomic orbit and another with determined energies, emitting or absorbing a photon when they jump. These are the famous “quantum leaps.” Werner Heisenberg imagined…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “The world is just a dream” by Osho

That which is inaction in action, Stillness in motion, eternity in change, That is truth, and that is existence. Real life lies in this eternity, Everything else is just the stream of dreams. In truth the world is just a dream And the question is not whether to leave these dreams or not, One has…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Ashtavakra Gita 2: 9-10”

When the world arises in me, It is just an illusion: Water shimmering in the sun, A vein of silver in mother-of-pearl, A serpent in a strand of rope. From me the world streams out And in me it dissolves, As a bracelet melts into gold, A pot crumbles into clay, A wave subsides into…

INSPIRATIONS: “A Call to Awareness” by Mystic Meandering

“A Call to Awareness” Humanity is living out the drama of the “original wound” of  mankind, where we “fell asleep”, numbed, fractured, fragmented  from our original innate Beingness – our Original Self. (Some call it our “Divine” or True Nature). That Original Being became seen as something separate that mankind continually tries to reconnect with…

“Say I am” by Nisargadatta

Learn to distinguish the immovable in the movable, the unchanging in the changing, till you realize that all differences are in appearance only and oneness is a fact. This basic identity—you may call God, or Brahman, or the matrix (Prakriti), the words matter little—is only the realization that all is one. Once you can say…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Science of nature” by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Science of nature” Science of nature has one goal: To find both manyness and whole. Nothing ‘inside’ or ‘Out There,’ The ‘outer’ world is all ‘In Here.’ This mystery grasp without delay, This secret always on display. The true illusion celebrate, Be joyful in the serious game! No living thing lives separate: One and Many…

POEMS: “The whisper” by Mystic Meandering

Photo credit: Butterfly Stock Photos The Whisper The Rhythm of Sacred Silence calls me back into ItSelf again and again… It waits patiently while I move through my stories ~ through my illusions ~ my contractions of fear ~ my brokenness… The Rhythm invites me to dance ~ to sway to Its movement ~ to…