A quote from Nisargadatta on “our words and on silence”

The moment you start talking you create a verbal universe, a universe of words, ideas, concepts and abstractions, interwoven and inter-dependent, most wonderfully generating, supporting and explaining each other and yet all without essence or substance, mere creations of the mind. Words create words, reality is silent. —Nisargadatta

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: “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…

A wisdom quote from Herman Hesse on the things we see…

“The things we see,” Pistorius said softly, “are the same things that are within us. There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. You can…

INSPIRATIONAL POEMS: “Pull the plug” by Trina Graves

Pull The Plug News on the radio every hour Delivered in papers every day But is it really words of truth In what they all will say? On TV too, there’s no escape From the focus being taught Consistently throughout life Infectious ‘fear’ is caught Instilling in all minds Of everyone young and old You…

POEMS: “Define True Reality” by Margaret Jang

There are many ways to define your true reality of life,
and using standards set by society sometimes will suffice.
Or you can live life oblivious to the reality encasing you,
remaining stuck and dismal in a realism that’s untrue.