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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 

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

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 5: Being nothing you are everything.

“You live in illusion and the appearance of things. There is a reality, but you do not know this. When you understand this, you will see that you are nothing, and being nothing you are everything. That is all.” — … Continue reading

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 4: Super Void.

“Just as stars clump into galaxies and galaxies into clusters, so clusters of galaxies congregate into even larger superclusters, hundreds of millions of light years across. Between these superclusters are equally enormous voids, containing almost no matter at all. One … Continue reading

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 3: Invite chaos.

If you want change, you have to invite chaos. 

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 2: Form is emptiness.

“Form is emptiness; emptiness is form.” —  Heart Sutra 

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 1: Face The Emptiness. Day 1: The sun rises in the evening.

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

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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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Boötes void, the emptiest place in the Universe

I’ve been reading my little one’s “How it works” magazine and have learned about the Boötes void, the emptiest place in the Universe. Isn’t it amazing how enormous and empty this place is? Apparently scientists estimate that up to 60% … Continue reading

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Do you feel lonely tonight? #happiness #quora

I write about happiness and meaning here but also on Quora. I wanted to re-post my answer below (source). When you feel the familiar chill breeze of the void opening within you, the deafening vibration of the growing vacuum, the … Continue reading

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