The Bitter of Saint!

When the last reverence dies out in the heart, And the sublimest of words loose their effect, And this entire existence appears As a fruit without a smell, Yet bitter to the Still Feeling tongue, Prison-like, To the soul that, Still, Yearns to freedom - And at a crucial junction In the forest of rotten … Continue reading The Bitter of Saint!

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Bhavāsava (On Boredom!)

Adoration to St. Antony! Boredom often arises due to the restlessness of the mind, which is conditioned by nature to seek to stimulate itself continuously (this is how and why rebirth happens!). What we, as practitioners, discern in our hearts as “boredom”, is the most profound agent which propels life from one creature to another: … Continue reading Bhavāsava (On Boredom!)

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There is a temple for Māra, for the devil itself, right in the centre of our hearts! There, our thoughts, feelings, and intentions, go to worship under the shrine of Death. Whether it be through the roots of fear or hate, seek to experience precisely that which you resist in any way. Seek to disclose … Continue reading `

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With view to the actuality of suffering and eventuality of death, the only meaning of life has to be found in the belief that some liberation from suffering and death, is possible. Yet our belief in that very "possibility" of liberation from suffering and death is conditioned by the way we understand and experience that very … Continue reading `

Three Clarifications Concerning Conditioning

There are three clarifications concerning conditioning, the understaning of which makes one finds it not in himself to 'blame' anyone or anything anymore. What three? There are no external causes of suffering, only external triggers. There are no external causes of defilement, all things defiled are mental. There are no external causes of desire or faith … Continue reading Three Clarifications Concerning Conditioning