‘An idiot will do a lot of bad things and go to hell. Another idiot will do a lot of good things and go to heaven. The wise will transcend the good and bad and get liberated’ I heard this wisdom in the evening today from Dzongen Khyentse Rinpoche who was quoting a Buddhist master. Rinpoche is himself a great Buddhist master who, it seemed to me, was a Buddha, not a Buddhist. Also, an author and film maker. And there were many other nuggets of wisdom, subtleties: • Buddha said there are two downfalls: 1. Overly believing in things … Continue reading Relative and Ultimate Truth – Spontaneous Wisdom & Laughter
Need more be said? 😉 Perhaps how this beautiful blessing came to me. It came through Saraswati, a very dear friend, wife of late Rajesh Dalal, one of my most precious friends and mentors – who had his awakening through J.Krishnamurti. Saraswati mentioned that this was K’s favorite poem. To share the story of how something comes about makes it come alive somehow. Enjoy. ———————————————— When Nature Wants A Man When Nature wants to drill a man And thrill a man, And skill a man, When Nature wants to mould a man To play the noblest part; When she yearns … Continue reading When Nature Wants A Man ~Angela Morgan
I noticed how I often go to someone with my need to ‘help’/ rescue without sensing whether there really is a willingness for someone to learn and receive. To learn to sense if that is what life wants… is an art. To see that which is not easily visible To listen to that which is not ordinarily ‘audible’ To feel that which is not normally feelable.. Isn’t that the profound invitation of life? Continue reading My need or their need or ..
I have often felt that blogging can happen on the go. Just cut-pasting a chat. A mini blog on some insight as one stepped into the shower, a conversation with a friend.. and so many such moments of aha! and truth.. worth capturing. Just a little while back, I pinged a dear friend, Sashank on google talk and we had a spontaneous chat and as you read it, you will see the genesis of this blog. I was with Deep Red Ink for 2 days over the weekend where Sashank is a Partner. DRI is a precious part of the … Continue reading INKing what is DEEP while it is RED still..