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Bardo Thodol

Thine own intellect, which is now voidness, yet not to be regarded as of the voidness of nothingness, but as being the intellect itself, unobstructed, shining, thrilling, and blissful, is the very consciousness, the All-good Buddha. Thine own consciousness, not … Continue reading

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Jacques Lusseyran : The attention

Jacques Lusseyran (1924-1971) was a  french author and a blind hero of the French Resistance.. He became totally blind in a school accident at the age of 8. “At all times, I know of the world only what I deserve … Continue reading

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Edward Salim Michael : When a human being starts to pray

Thus, when, at one of the most dramatic moments of his life, a human being starts to pray, the more his prayer is sincere and intense, the more his ordinary self gives way within him – without his even being … Continue reading

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Rabindranath Tagore : to give you my all

I had gone a begging from door to door in the village path, when your  golden chariot appeared in the distance like a gorgeous dream, and I wondered who was this King of all kings! My hopes rose high, and … Continue reading

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Tierno Bokar : Write the divine name opposite your bed

 “Write the divine name opposite your bed so that in the morning, upon wakening, it is the first thing you see. On rising, utter it with fervor and conviction, as the first word to leave your mouth and strike your … Continue reading

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Ramana Maharshi : Meditation

Meditation helps concentration of the mind. Then the mind is free from thoughts and is in the meditated form. Meditation is sticking to one thought. That single thought keeps away other thoughts; distraction of mind is a sign of its … Continue reading

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Imitation of Christ : I promise great and eternal things

The world, which promises small and passing things, is served with great eagerness: I promise great and eternal things and the hearts of men grow dull. Who is there that serves and obeys Me in all things with as great … Continue reading

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