Simply Being with Nothing to Be
Nowhere to go, nothing to do
No reputation to build, none to defend
No possessions to amass, none to protect
This is fearlessness born of Apranihita
Simply here, simply now
Simply birth, simply death
Simply content, simply aware
Simply abiding, simply being
No time, no space
So no here, no now.
No self, no other
So no attachment, no aversion.
Letting go with nothing to let go of
Practice with no path to walk
Simply being with nothing to be
This is the all pervading wisdom of Dharmadhatu
By Ven. Edo Shonin
& Ven. William Van Gordon
"Rare it is to meet with the Dharma, ultimate and profound. Now is the time to perceive, understand and awaken. Noble sangha, in relaxed concentration, sit at the centre of all universes, a rainbow body. Dwell in emptyness, and bask in the light of your unborn awareness". Ven Edo Shonin (Co-founder & Abbot)
"Take time to stop. Take time to breathe. Take time to relax and enjoy. Constantly ask yourself where is my mind? Am i aware of it? Am i awake? Gently bring the mind back to the present moment. Be gentle with yourself. Be patient".
Ven. Edo Shonin & Ven. William Van Gordon
Taking Some Time!
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