Mind’s Web

June 11, 2011 § 3 Comments

“Just as the spider emits the thread out of itself and again withdraws it into itself, likewise the mind projects the world out of itself and again resolves it into itself…

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… When the mind comes out of the Self, the world appears. Therefore, when the world appears to be real, the Self does not appear.”
__Sri Ramana Maharshi

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Speaking Hands

December 17, 2009 § 1 Comment

In the same way that hands, in all their actions, display the intention of a mind moving them. Is in the awareness of the inner Self when and where the thinking becomes truly inspired.

Recognizing so at this very time and place, can’t but invite your real being to witness body and mind. Setting pure consciousness free to know itself, even while notices or leads any fleeting thought.

Beyond Words

November 3, 2009 § 7 Comments

Alan Watts says; “if we think is because we’re manipulating with symbols … then, the ghosts in our languages are in fact the limit of our reason.”

Also aims that fortunately we might not be completely lost after that, because as the Dutch philosopher Aart van der Leeuw wisely said; “the mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”

Pursuit of Happiness

October 10, 2009 § Leave a comment

A nice series on philosophy presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life:

Schopenhauer on Love
Epicurus on Happiness
Nietzsche on Hardship
Montaigne on Self-Esteem
Socrates on Self-Confidence
Seneca on Anger

Here’s another interesting documentary on the same topic: Living Luminaries.

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