Questioner: Why is it that we naturally seem to think of ourselves as separate individuals? Reply: by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Maharaj: Your thoughts about individuality are really not your own thoughts; they are all collective thoughts. You think that you are the one who has the thoughts; in fact thoughts arise in consciousness. As our spiritual knowledge grows, our identification with an individual body-mind diminishes, and our consciousness expands into universal consciousness. The life force…

Poems: “Keeping quiet” by Pablo Neruda

artwork: Josephine Wall “Keeping quiet” Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still for once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in any language; let’s stop for a second, and not move our arms so much. It would be an exotic moment without rush, without engines; we would…

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…

SPIRITUAL POEMS: “Behold the Earth” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Behold the Earth” Behold the earth swung in among the stars Fit home for gods if men were only kind– Do thou thy part to shape it to those ends, By shaping thine own life to perfectness. Seek nothing for thyself or thine own kin That robs another of one hope or joy, Let no…

POEMS: “Blossom of A Thousand Petals” by Margaret Jang

Blossom of A Thousand Petals You are like an exquisite blossom, with talents ready to unfold. You have a thousand petals, unfurling to gently behold. Each petal has a story, whispering in your ear. Amazing in its wisdom, that you can finally hear. The blossom is quite special, for it won’t wilt or die. It…

“The Way of Divine Energy” by Elquanah (re-blogged)

The Way of Divine Energy The wisdom and insight we can learn from ancient texts is never ending. More than 5000 years ago the ancient Chinese masters of  esoteric healing came to the understanding that everything is composed of the same energetic substance  called Qi.  They observed the oneness and wholeness in all existence and …

“Our Power Within” by Elquanah (re-blogged)

Our Power Within Over 5000 years ago the ancient Chinese masters of esoteric healing understood everything is composed of energy they called Chi or Qi. They observed there is a oneness and wholeness in all existence connected to one body. Traditional Chinese Medicine is primarily based on the understanding of the transformation of Qi. Qi…

MYSTIC POEMS: “Don’t Make Lists”

  “Don’t Make Lists” Every day a new flower rises from your body’s fresh soil. Don’t go around looking for fallen petals in a fairy tale, when you’ve got the golden plant right here, now, shooting forth in light from your eyes, your awakening crown. Don’t make lists, or explore ancient accounts. Forget everything you…