Ego

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
As long as you are run by the egoic mind, you are part of the collective insanity... You don’t need to condemn. Just observe.
Zen masters use the word satori to describe a flash of insight, a moment of no-mind and total presence.
Misunderstanding produces a meaningless hot exchange of words. The bitter words that we did not really mean only create more havoc, more misunderstanding. This is how people who love one another deeply in the beginning sometimes turn their love into violent hatred.
The spiritual man conquers wrath by calmness, stops quarrels by keeping silent, dispels inharmony by being sweet of speech, and shames discourtesy by being thoughtful of others.
When you choose to live from a place of love, you are free to be yourself, to connect with your desires, and to take action from a place of empowerment. When you choose to live from a place of fear, you are always trying to fit in, denying who you really are in order to satisfy the expectations of others. The latter not only deprives you of [continue reading...]
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
We must learn to live together like brothers, or we will perish together like fools.
There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Go inside and listen to your body, because your body will never lie to you.
Wherever you go you will find people lying to you, and as your awareness grows, you will notice that you also lie to yourself.
Whatever life takes away from you, let it go.
If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you. If that person doesn't walk away, you will surely endure many years of suffering with him or her. Walking away may hurt for a while, but your heart will eventually heal. Then you can choose what you really want. You will find that you don't need to trust [continue reading...]
Just imagine becoming the way you used to be, as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word.
Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive - the risk to be alive and express what we really are.
Love will win where jealousy will surely fail. If love cannot be the savior of a wrecked marriage relationship, it is folly to bring in the demon of jealousy, which might ruin both partners.
Yoga is a mirror to look at ourselves from within.
Do not think of yourself as a small, compressed, suffering thing. Think of yourself as graceful and expanding, no matter how unlikely it may seem at the time.