Thursday, 23 August 2012

You Have To Be Absent To Be Fully Present

We live in illusion
And the appearance of things.
There is a reality.
We are that reality.
When you understand this
You see that you are nothing.
And being nothing,
You are everything.
That is all.
~~ Kalu Rinpoche

We live in illusion and the appearance of things. The greatest illusion we have is the illusion of self and it is that illusion that causes all of our suffering. Ridding ourselves of that illusion is the work of a lifetime but it begins, like anything else, at the beginning.

Freedom from selfing is liberation from suffering.

Larry Rosenberg has too great talks on being free of self:

(Originally posted to Multiply September 8, 2008)

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