metaxu ~= "in between"

Archive for January, 2011

by oneself

By oneself the evil is done, by oneself one suffers;
By oneself evil is left undone, by oneself one is purified.
Purity and impurity belong to oneself, no one can purify another.

like a needle

Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.

Ethiopian Proverb

the seeds

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.

the rain

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

my religion

My religion is kindness.

for dog and cat

I care not much for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.

by the delusions

It is delusion itself — in the form of wisdom derived from delusion — that actually destroys the delusions.
Similarly it is the blissful experience of emptiness induced by sexual desire that dissolves the force of sexual impulses.
This is analogous to the life of wood-born insects: they consume the very wood from which they are born.
Such utilization of the path to enlightenment is a unique feature of tantra.