Quotes by Sri Ramana Maharshi

Quotes by Sri Ramana Maharshi

Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world. *** Liberation is our very nature. We are that. The very fact that we wish for liberation shows that freedom from all bondage is our real nature. It is not to be freshly acquired. All that is necessary is to get rid of […]

Love Story

Love Story

“Heart Hands” ~ Shweta Mitra (May 2010) LOVE STORY Stumbling, a dark cold night Shrinking, melancholy, sheer fright Maze of questions, “Is this it?” Must find answers, can’t yet quit A flicker of light, a faint glow “Come to Me”, unambiguous now “Where?” “How?” ask I “Take one step and I’ll take five” Courage and […]

Jed McKenna Quotes

Jed McKenna Quotes

Jed McKenna is one of the most straightforward and authentic spiritual teachers, ever. Jed tells it like it is: the reality of Living Unbound, and the way to Living Unbound. Jed McKenna is a pen-name, but whoever writes as Jed McKenna articulates Living Unbound in reality with an authenticity and a clarity rarely found anywhere. […]

Abhinavagupta Quotes

Abhinavagupta Quotes

Abhinavagupta (950-1020, Kashmir, India) was one of the most powerfully insightful, deeply profound and logically-clear philosophers of the reality of Living Unbound that the world has ever known. However, he is not at all widely known outside of the circles that his work has touched directly, namely the non-dual Shaivism of Kashmir and certain Indian […]

Quotes By Yogani

Quotes By Yogani

“I reach for a piece of wood. It turns into a lute. I do some meanness. It turns out helpful. I say one must not travel during the holy month. Then I start out, and wonderful things happen.” ~Rumi Like that, if we meditate and keep dancing, we will find our way. That is where […]

To Love Me Is To Know Me

To Love Me Is To Know Me

~Painting by Shweta Mitra – May 2010 Copy Of “The Milkmaid” By Raja Ravi Verma. To Love Me Is To Know Me I’m so unseen Until my form is thought To fill a need or two To quench a thirst To serve you now Exactly as instructed To please somehow Until I am Forgotten fresh again […]

Living Unbound: No Arms, No Legs, No Worries

Living Unbound: No Arms, No Legs, No Worries

“It’s a lie to think that you’re not good enough! It’s a lie to to think that you’re not worth anything!” ~Nick Vucijic How can a guy like Nick enjoy happily Living Unbound? Because Living Unbound is the natural state of all life, including the liberated awareness that we each and all every actually are, […]

The Fragrance

The Fragrance

“Divine Love Reigning” ~ Shweta Mitra,  May 2010.   The Fragrance Nothing is said about it As it slowly grows In the sun of respect Kindness and utter ease And the fact That it is unspoken Allows it to continuously be Days and weeks Months and years Served as womb-like shelter For the seed of […]

Quotes on Living Unbound from Contemplative Christianity, Philosophy & Science

Quotes on Living Unbound from Contemplative Christianity, Philosophy & Science

Seeing through exterior things, and seeing God in them Thomas Merton ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A blind feeling of one’s own being, stretching unto God The Cloud of Unknowing ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The pure, loving gaze that finds God everywhere Brother Lawrence ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The mind’s loving, unmixed, permanent attention to the things of God Francis de Sales ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Finding God […]

Quotes and Parables from Sri Ramakrishna

Quotes and Parables from Sri Ramakrishna

“Do you know what I see? I see Him as all. Men and other creatures appear to me only as hollow forms, moving their heads and hands and feet, but within is the Lord Himself.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “There are pearls in the deep sea, but one must hazard all to find them. If diving once does […]