Tag Archives: universe

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 2: Shed, Empty, Let Go. Day 15: Kali meditation.

Paradoxically, feeling empty could be a sign that we need to empty more. Perhaps in a mad rush of socially driven acquisition we acquired excessive identities, possessions, thoughts, feelings, relationships, drama which are not what we are or what our … Continue reading

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 2: Shed, Empty, Let Go. Day 14: Emptiness is what your soul wants.

Everything is emptiness. Everything else, accidental. Emptiness brings peace to your loving. Everything else, disease. In this world of trickery, emptiness is what your soul wants. — Rumi

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 2: Shed, Empty, Let Go. Day 13: Time in between.

The old world falls apart but the new has not yet emerged. Everything that once seemed permanent and real is revealed as a kind of hallucination. You don’t know what to think, what to do; you don’t know what anything … Continue reading

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 2: Shed, Empty, Let Go. Day 12: Nothing will be left undone.

Source: Tao Te Ching

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 2: Shed, Empty, Let Go. Day 11: Minimalism.

Minimalism is a brilliant concept to use to simplify your life. What can you shed? Empty? Let go of? Start small. For inspiration, watch one or both documentaries from The Minimalists here or on Netflix. Try their Minimalism Game (above), … Continue reading

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 10: Be still.

My pooja table You don’t need to leave your room.  Remain sitting at your table and listen.  Don’t even listen, simply wait.  Don’t even wait.  Be quite still and solitary.  The world will freely offer itself to you.  To be … Continue reading

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 9: The blossoming of emptiness.

“Throughout the course of our evolution, it is natural to be more rooted in emptiness, which is the natural state of the soul. As ego unravels to create space for the soul to fully enter, it is common for the … Continue reading

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 8: Empty atoms.

Almost all of ordinary matter (99.9999999% of it) is empty space. If you took out all of the space in our atoms, the entire human race (all 7 billion of us) would fit into the volume of a sugar cube. … Continue reading

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 7: Your mind is the void.

“People are scared to empty their minds fearing that they will be engulfed by the void. What they don’t realize is that their own mind is the void.” — Huang-po 

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 6: Vacuum is nature’s default state.

Posted in emptiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment