Monday, April 25, 2011

Nothing special

Enlightenment is a very ordinary thing.
It is nothing extraordinary, it is nothing special - because the special is the search of the ego.
There is no demand, no hankering for anything, no clinging.
Simply you are, and you are happy - happy without any cause.


Thursday, April 21, 2011

meditation observation

Meditation is first to learn how your being can remain undisturbed, how just to be
and then learning to keep yourself centered while doing things, while relating with people.


Plum Village

Here is a link to a recent talk by on the nature of emptiness by Thich Nhat Hanh.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Signs of progress

Signs of one who progresses with meditation : he does not blame anyone, he does not praise anyone, he does not complain about anyone, he accuses no-one, he does not say anything of himself as someone important or who knows something . When he is embarrassed or upset, he looks only into himself.