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Could you be going through the Dark Night of the Soul? Happy “positive disintegration”…

Alternative, beautiful translation of the poem by Saint John of the Cross here. If you are going through the period of existential emptiness and spiritual depression, likely after a profound mystical experience, you may find this post by Loner Wolf helpful: 7 … Continue reading

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How to trust the Universe by Alan Watts

“The way to become one with the Universe is to trust it.” One day I had an urge to search for “how to trust the Universe” and this video came up. In it, among other things, Watts talks about achieving … Continue reading

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Ride your horse along the edge of the sword… #zen #happiness #awakening

Ride your horse along the edge of the sword Hide yourself in the middle of the flames Blossoms of the fruit tree will bloom in the fire The sun rises in the evening. – Zen Koan. Isn’t this poem beautiful? … Continue reading

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Enlightened exits #death #zen

I found this page when I wanted to read about the last words of enlightened people. Fake or real (I did not verify the source), these stories are very inspiring. Especially the one I am sharing below. What a way … Continue reading

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Chores as a way to enlightenment. Washing dishes as a meditation #happiness

These past couple of weeks I’ve been reading like mad. Suddenly there is so much new stuff to learn and the books landing on my radar are just amazing. If you are interested in a book carefully cataloguing various stories … Continue reading

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Heart of surrender mantra #happiness

I am reading this book – ‘Whatever Arises, Love That’ by Matt Kahn – when I just started, I thought it was a bit out there, even for me. However as I proceeded, I can only say that this book … Continue reading

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Surviving the summer holiday season…

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