metaxu ~= "in between"

Posts tagged ‘ignorance’

directions

Buddhism does not offer intellectual answers; it gives directions only for the experiencing of truth

life’s illusions

It’s life’s illusions i recall
i really don’t know life
at all …

Joni Mitchell, “Both Sides Now”

things in themselves

It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.

Carl Jung

we go in fear

We make monsters where there are none, and then go in fear of the things we ourselves have created.

the passions are the buddha

The Buddhist saying that “the passions are the Buddha” was not made idly.

John Aske

sweet dreams

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody’s looking for something

Some of them want to use you
Some of them want to get used by you
Some of them want to abuse you
Some of them want to be abused

laughing at ashes

Coal laughs at ashes, not knowing that the same fate which has befallen them will befall it.

Masai Proverb