Category Archives: emptiness

If you are stuck, step out of self-centredness

I have been reflecting on what snapped me out of emptiness. Why, suddenly, after 2 years of nothingness, everything started moving again? Those 2 years were terrifying – spiritually, financially, socially and emotionally. Yet it was scarier to go back … Continue reading

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The Emptiness Mantra

I read about this mantra in one of the books about Buddhism. I instantly had to look it up. Now it is my daily companion reminding me “to keep cool”, to remember, to see beyond phenomena and people behaviours. Om … Continue reading

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Goodbye, the winter of the soul. Blessed, we sing a song to spring.

Last year was hard. Many of my friends are mystics or psychonauts, both of which often come with existential crises, dark nights of the soul, depression and unemployment. As the social roles and identities fall off, the soul reawakens and … Continue reading

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Five Hindrances – going beyond emptiness

I have recently watched this talk on five hindrances to self-mastery by Master Shi Heng Yi. I read about Five Hindrances, a concept new to me – desire, anger, restlessness and worry, sloth, torpor and boredom and doubt (I memorised … Continue reading

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The light of the void. The void of the light #RamDassMusic

Where do you stand in relation to hope? Are you hopeful? Or is it hopeless? Both of them are traps. Best place to stand is half way between hope and hopelessness. Standing nowhere, being everywhere. Doing what you do. — … Continue reading

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When you realise you are stuck… surrender into the hopelessness #RamDass

When you realise you are stuck… you be stuck. You really be stuck. In the moment of stuckness is the key to the next liberation. It is the denial… trying to get unstuck that is feeding the stuckness. If you … Continue reading

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 4: Change The Lens. Day 42: I Am Emptiness.

You are emptiness. I am emptiness. 

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 4: Change The Lens. Day 41: Emptiness Is A Way.

Emptiness is a way.  [It is also a lens].  

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 4: Change The Lens. Day 40: Trust The Dharma.

Trust the dharma.  — Ram Dass 

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 4: Change The Lens. Day 39: I Truly Am It All Already.

I love who I am and what I have attracted to myself up until now. I do not need another thing or even one tiny change in order to be happy or complete.  I know in my heart that I am not … Continue reading

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