Tag Archive | Truth

Quote from the Tao Te Ching

If you don’t realize the source, you stumble in confusion and sorrow. When you realize where you come from, you naturally become tolerant, disinterested, amused, kindhearted as a grandmother, dignified as a king. Immersed in the wonder of the Tao, you can deal with whatever life brings you, and when death comes, you are ready. […]

Perceptions

Perceptions

Our perception of good and bad may actually  be flawed. I need the so called  “bad” to shape me. We are constantly being shaped like a beautiful statue… Many times along the way we cry for help and want to come out of the fire in the furnace. We ask and beg for the whole […]

Simple Reality ~ The Ocean

The waves crash against the rocky beach, There is turbulence on the ocean surface. The beaches see the tides rise and move in, There is  constant movement everywhere. Yet when I  dive deep within the ocean I witness something else inside…. In the midst of all this chaos, there is a calmness, The  innermost sanctuary  is […]

The Pot

The pot needs to be broken again and again to recreate itself. For it to become a bigger one, It needs to lose the older one. The act is of  preparing itself to carry more .  And so do I. ….   I too need to constantly break free of my chains and concepts.  And […]

Bhaja Govindam

  Bhaja Govindam – from the immortal composition of Adi Sankaracharya, 10 verses of this hymn divinely rendedered by MS Subbulakshmi. It is said that Adi Shankaracharya, accompanied by his disciples, was walking along a street in Varanasi one day when he came across an aged scholar teaching the rules of Sanskrit grammar to his […]

The seven principles of Huna

  These are the Seven Spiritual Principles which create the core philosophy of Hawaiian Huna. As the world attempted to eradicate the teachings of ancient cultures of Native peoples around the globe, Hawai’i’s wisdom was hidden in the chants of the Ancient Ones and the Hulahula (Hula dances). They beautifully and simply describe who you […]

Buddha On Believe

Buddha: “Believe nothing just because a so-called wise person said it. Believe nothing just because a belief is generally held. Believe nothing just because it is said in ancient books. Believe nothing just because it is said to be of divine origin. Believe nothing just because someone else believes it. Believe only what you yourself […]