Enlightenment

I don’t really know what enlightenment is, or what it means. Some say that it is the mind being fully illuminated with light, some say that it is right understanding and some say that it is a state of bliss, peace, joy with all wholesome qualities and some even say that it is a state…

Normal Life

We think that because Jesus and the Buddha wore robes and owned nothing, that’s how freedom is supposed to look. But can you live a normal life and be free? Can you do it from here, right now? That’s what I want for you. We have the same desire: your freedom. And I love that…

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Hardy Lessons

“Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.” – Buddha – It is interesting to observe life lessons which are easily transcended by one, may not be the same for another. I remember this tale of an acquaintance who progressed in the spiritual…

Meditation, as a Way of Life

Many people think that meditation belongs to the part of being spiritual. Many people also think that meditation is sitting down, crossed legged, with eyes closed. But that all, is only defining meditation in its own limiting concept. If one could begin to question and experience what meditation is like, without the limiting ideas of what has…

Spiritual Companionship

This term ‘spiritual companionship’ came into the awareness today. And I sat with it for a while. I wondered what it meant, what it truly meant. It sounds as if, there is someone there, who could be of a companion of some sort in the journey, as in one person, like a soul mate or…

Taming the Monkey

He, who has pacified mental disturbances, uprooted and removed, will surely attain concentration (samadhi) by day or night. . – Dhammapada, verse 250

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