Tag Archives: quiet

Deep silence

A car not in use is completely off. Likewise, the off-duty mind is completely silent. Things happen and we think, but between experiences? Deep silence. No thought. That, anyway, is how we’re designed.

What he doesn’t do

The true man wants nothing, expects nothing, fears nothing. He holds no opinions. He neither opposes nor competes.

Polishing the mirror

The estimable Nisargadatta Maharaj baldly asserted that ‘I am’ is the only true statement anyone can make. These two words, consciously returned to, work on the mind like a Zamboni on an ice rink, sweeping and smoothing, leaving it mirror-clear and undistorted. Feeling follows.