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.
Peace is a state of mind, not a political achievement. It’s the absence of thought, not the presence of a prescribed social order. A peaceful mind is quiet, still, mirror-like. Mirrors are indifferent to what they reflect.