Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Looking at the all-ground

It seems that consciousness is continuous,
but it is not.

It is just a succession of thoughts,
images, memories and emotions.

Focusing on the gap in-between
two thoughts may become the
door towards the store-house

What is the nature of this

Thursday, November 18, 2010

The broken fridge: Burning and freezing

When the freezer is broken,
the mind is burning with anxiety.

When the mechanic does not know how to fix it,
the mind is frozen in frustration.

Just a few more skillful actions,
and gas will become liquid.

Hot and cold are just sensations;
so are burning and freezing.

Only mind.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Koan: Shifting perception

A word can not change your mind.

It is your perception of that word which can do it.

Working with a koan is working
with the shift of perception.

The answer is not as important
as the process by which you
reach that answer.