Tagged with liberation

Quote of the Day: Zen Proverb

Quote of the Day: Zen Proverb

“The only Zen you find at the top of the mountain is the Zen you bring with you.” ~ Zen Proverb A reminder that there is nothing without that cannot be found within. Hope you all had a lovely weekend, xo

Quote of the Day: Buddha & Spring Changes

Quote of the Day: Buddha & Spring Changes

“Everything changes; nothing remains without change.” ~ Buddha Happy April! What a strange month March was for me this year… I realize it’s been more than two weeks since I returned and announced that I was refreshed and ready to resume a normal post routine, only to disappear once again. Life had different plans for … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Wang An Shi

Quote of the Day: Wang An Shi

“In non-action, good deeds we practice; With ignorance, phenomena will flow. Every being is born, abides and ceases; As thought arises, concepts will grow. If free from attachment you can achieve, The robes of monks you need never receive.” ~ Wang An Shi ‘Non-Action’ Good morning! ‘Non-action’ is a lovely poem whose message I appreciate … Continue reading

Quote of the day: Nyoan

Quote of the day: Nyoan

“Great is Mind. Heaven’s height is immeasurable, but Mind goes beyond heaven; the earth’s depth is also unfathomable, but Mind reaches below the earth… Studying it [Zen], one discovers the key to all forms of Buddhism; practicing it, one’s life is brought to fulfillment in the attainment of enlightenment. Outwardly it favors discipline over doctrine; … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Buddha

Quote of the Day: Buddha

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.” ~ Buddha Not only do you hurt yourself in the process of your retaliation, but you’ve no guarantee your effort will even result in that person being hit or burnt … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Rumi

Quote of the Day: Rumi

“As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.” ~ Rumi It often takes a leap of faith of sorts to get started walking the path of the spiritual aspirant – doing what you know needs to be done without a clear idea of where it will all head quite yet. But … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Bruce Lee

Quote of the Day: Bruce Lee

“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” ~ Bruce Lee When we tense up in protest against the challenges life brings our way, it is ourselves we risk hurting when the winds of change pick up and we refuse to bend – … Continue reading