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Wise man…

 

 A wise man

 

                         Once said 

 

                                                      Nothing…

 

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He & I

When words run dry,

     he does not try,

   nor do I.

 

 We are on par .

He just is.

   I just am

   & we just are.

                          ~ ` ~  Lang Leav

 

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Senses…

I smell with my ears

 

 

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I taste with my eyes

 

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I see with my hands

 

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I touch with my tongue

 

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I hear with my nose

 

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I know 

I am in my senses now.

 

 

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( Poem : Kabir das < location : Kodaikanal, a small hill town near Madurai, Tamil nadu, South India )

 

 


Time…

 

Being with you & not
being with you
is the only way I
have to measure
time.


~ ` ~ Jorge Luis Borges

 

 

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Happiness…

 

On a cloudy day, the clouds hide the sun,

but the sun is always there in

the sky…

Like the sun, happiness is often hidden by

the clouds of thoughts & worries…

 

 

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You have to scatter &dissolve the clouds to

experience it…

 

 

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All you have to do is calm down your mind &

feelings, because when there is a quiet mind

& inner peace, happiness emerges 

from within you…

 

 

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You don’t have to create happiness, because though

you may not believe it, it is a part of your

essence , but is just hidden…

 

 

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happiness is there within you.

just calm your mind & stay relaxed...

 

 

 

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…what you need to do is strive not to allow

your feelings get upset by

your memories...

 

 

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Inner peace & happiness are inter connected.

you want more happiness ?

Learn to calm your mind make 

it less restless…

 

 

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It is an inseparable part of your consciousness,

of your essence, & comes out

where your mind

  is free from disturbing &

constant thinking…

 

 

 

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...when the mind gets quiet you experience the

happiness in you…

 

 

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...the treasure is there , whether you see it

or not. so is happiness.

 

 

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…it is always here , only hidden by

constant thinking

& worries…

 

 

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Do not let worries 

hide

your 

Happiness…

 

 

 

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Location : Samanar Hills ( Jain hills) keelakuilkudi, Near Madurai, Tamil Nadu. India (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samanar_Hills)

Words: adapted from an article by  Remez Sasson

 


Soul’s Freedom…

 

          Witness & stand back 
         from nature,
                 that is the first step to 

                                the soul’s 
                          freedom.

~ ` ~ Sri Aurobindo

 

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Yoga…

What does it take to actually be a

yogi, really?

Not spiritual attainment or Asana performance,

but the beautiful embrace of your

own reality.

                ~ ` ~  Mark Whit well

 

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I heard…

 

One day I stopped, I listened and

              I heard the most beautiful sound

                    …My soul.

                                               ~ ` ~ Zen

 

 

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I Exist…

 

  I exist as I am, that is enough,


if no other in the world be aware,
I sit content,


and if each and all be aware,


I sit content.


~ ` ~   Walt Whitman

 

 

 

 

 

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Fade away…?

 

Life, it seems, will fade away

Drifting further every day

Getting lost within myself

Nothing matters, no one else…

 

No one but me can save myself, but it’s too late

Now I can’t think, think why I should even try…

 

    (~ ` ~ Metallica—fade to black)

 

 

 

 

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Chief…

 

The torn boughs trailing

O’er the tusks…aslant

The saplings reeling in the path

He trod,

Declares his might- our lord

The Elephant

Chief of the ways of

God…

~ ` ~ Tom Alter

 

 

 

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Faithful…

 

 

I meant what I said,
and I said what I meant.
An elephant is faithful,
one hundred percent.

                                                       ~ ` ~ Dr Seuss

 

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New course…

   

 

We lead our lives like water flowing

              down the hill,
    going more or less in one direction
        until we splash into something
           that forces us to find a
new course
                          ~ ` ~    Arthur Golden
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( At corbett National park, India )

 


Forest…

         

 

 

                        How impossible it is to walk though the forest 

 

                                        without telegraphing

 

                                 your presence…

 

                                                                                  ~ ` ~  Zen

 

 

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   Set Free…


…I see within your heart
of hearts
where no masks are


A spirit waiting to be set free


as it always meant to be…


` ~ `  Mary Merrell

 

 

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Stop Looking…

   

 

                   Stop looking for happiness

 
                              in the same place you

 
                                           lost it.
                                                      ~ ` ~ Unknown  

 

 

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Cling to…

 

How we need another  S O U L 

 

                                                                to cling to.

                                                         ~ ` ~ Sylvia Plath

 

 

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                                                                       You can only L O V E 

                                                                       What you cling to.

                                                                                  ~ ` ~   Buddha

 

 

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                                                                                            what did my arms

                                                                                do before they held

                                                                                                  Y O U .

                                                                                                         ~ ` ~ Sylvia Plath

 

 

 

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The Moment…

 

The moment in between what you once were,

                      and who you are becoming

                          is where the

                                dance of life

                                       really begins.

                                                                                    ~ ` ~   Barbara Deangelis

 

 

 

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Gold…

 

 

 

 

 “If gold has been prized because it is the most inert element,

                  changeless and incorruptible, water is prized for the

 

                  opposite reason — its fluidity, mobility, changeability that make it a necessity and a metaphor for life itself.

                                       To value gold over water is to

                         value economy over ecology, that which

                               can be locked up over that which connects all things.”
   
                                                                                              ~ ` ~     Rebecca Solnit

 

 

 

 

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Honk Honk…!!

 

                     H O N K    H O N K   H O N K….

                                  Make some   N O I S E   for the

 

                                   R H I N o S    !!!

 

                                 O N

 

                                                     World   Rhino    Day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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( Indian one horned Rhino….Kaziranga national park…India )


Stillness Speaks…

 

Be still

            stillness reveals

            the secret of

                eternity…

 

                      ` ~ `  Lao Tzu 

 

 

 

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           That the mind 

            is in

                      abysmal stillness…

 

                                        ` ~ `   Lao Tzu  

 

 

 

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            Nothing in all

                creation is 

                so like god

                   as

                   Stillness.

` ~ `  Meister Eckhart

 

 

 

 

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               Learning how to 

                  be still,

                to really be still

                  and let life happen–

                   that stillness becomes a

                      radiance…

 

                                         ` ~ `   Morgan Freeman

 

 

 

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                   Even when in the midst 

                   of disturbance,

                      stillness of the mind can 

                        offer

                    sanctuary..

 

                                      ` ~ `   Stephen Richards

 

 

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                In the stillness of headstones ,

                Darkness in my blanket.

               And forever in my song..

                   In the arms if stare angles,

                   I ‘m not afraid.

                  Because finally and

                  completely,

                       I belong

                                         ` ~ `  Jordan Dane 

 

 

 

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Please also take a look at my other post..https://sriramjanak.wordpress.com/2012/06/02/speaking-rocks/

( location : Aritappati village…near Madurai. Tamil Nadu,

INDIA )

 


Grey Visage…

 

 

             

 

                      “ There is mystery behind that masked grey visage,

 

                               and ancient life force, delicate and mighty,

                                                         awesome and enchanted,

                                commanding the silence ordinarily reserved for mountain peaks,

                                              great fires, and the sea.”

 
                                                                                                      ` ~ `      Peter Matthiessen,

 

 

 

 

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Alive…

It is beautiful to be

sensitive…

And if you are more

sensitive…

You will be more 

Alive…

 

 

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If you are more Alive,

then more life will

Enter your inner being.

You will be more

Open…

 

 

 

 

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You can eat things with out

tasting; it is not difficult…

But…it is beautiful to taste….

become the taste of the food…

 

 

 

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We are feeling vacant, empty and

we keep saying life is….empty

 

We are not filling it…

Be more alive, and you will be more Divine.

Be totally alive,

and there is no death for you…

 

 

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(  Words : OSHO )


One Minute…

 

 

 

                             

 

                         

                            It is difficult to live in the present,
                                      ridiculous to live in the future

,
                                                               and impossible to live in the past.
                                                 Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.

 
                                                                                                       ~ ` ~ Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

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