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Yūgen (幽玄) – Deep Awareness of the Universe

“Yūgen is an important concept in traditional Japanese aesthetics. The exact translation of the word depends on the context. Yūgen is not an allusion to another world. It is about this world, this experience… “To watch the sun sink behind … Continue reading

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The Universe is One Harmonious Whole

“I like to experience the universe as one harmonious whole. Every cell has life. Matter, too, has life; it is energy solidified. The tree outside is life… The whole of nature is life… The basic laws of the universe are simple, … Continue reading

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How The Babemba Tribe Forgives

“In the Babemba tribe of Southern Africa, when a person acts irresponsibly or unjustly, he is placed in the centre of the village, alone and unfettered. All work ceases, and every man, woman, and child in the village gathers in … Continue reading

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Wholeness: A Coherent Approach to Reality – David Bohm

“I think the difficulty is this fragmentation.. All thought is broken up into bits. Like this nation, this country, this industry, this profession and so on… And they can’t meet. That comes about because thought has developed traditionally in a way such … Continue reading

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The Creative Matrix: Awakening to Find Ourselves Home

“We do not live on the Earth, we are a part of how the Earth lives.” ~David Richo~ Everything we need is right here NOW, as we learn to cherish the gift of Life, the Living Presence that holds us in … Continue reading

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The Way of Nature

 “Control the mind. Attain one-pointedness. Then the harmony of heaven will come down and dwell in you. You will be radiant with life. You will rest in Tao.” ~Chuang Tzu A core idea of Taoist philosophy is that the only way to experience … Continue reading

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Being a Buddha: Transcending the Idea of Self/Other

“More important than identification with a religion is to live the teachings― to focus on being peaceful, loving, joyful, generous, grateful, mindful and kind. To “be the change,” as Gandhi put it, transcending the conceptual categories and divisions in our heads.” When Western … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Individuality

“If you see yourself in the correct way, you are as much extraordinary phenomena of Nature as trees, clouds, the patterns in running water, the flickering of fire, the arrangement of the stars, and the form of a galaxy…” ~Alan Watts … Continue reading

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‘Zionism Has Nothing to do With Judaism’ – Holocaust Survivor Dr. Hajo Meyer

“My name is Hajo Meyer, I was born in August 1924 in Beilefeld, western Germany. And so I am 86 years old. And I had to leave Germany in January 1939 because from November 1938 on I was not allowed … Continue reading

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Living Together in Peace – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts. Negroes of the United States, following the people of India, have demonstrated that nonviolence is not sterile passivity, but a powerful moral force which makes for social transformation. Sooner or later all the people … Continue reading

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