Adyashanti

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“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing through the facade of pretence. It’s the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true.” ― Adyashanti Adyashanti, author of The Way of Liberation, Falling into Grace ,True Meditation and The… Read more »

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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“Somewhere somebody must have some sense. Men must see that force begets force, hate begets hate, toughness begets toughness. And it is all a descending spiral, ultimately ending in destruction for all and everybody. Somebody must have sense enough and morality enough to cut off the chain of hate and the chain of evil in… Read more »

Zen Master Eihei Dōgen

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“If you are unable to find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?” – Zen Master Dōgen Eihei Dōgen 永平道元 (1200 – 1253) was the founder of the Japanese Soto school, which he introduced to Japan following his studies in China with Caodong master Ju-ching (1163 – 1228)… Read more »

Rabindranath Tagore

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“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” ― Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal and which attempted a… Read more »