otherness

The secret of silence.

The Shadow of the Whip

Part of the Zen tradition, Koans are meant to precipitate Enlightenment. The Shadow of the Whip is a beautiful Koan, that brings the essence of the Truth to the fore. Come with an open mind, and unburdened heart, and be present to this opportunity to Awaken.

Who or what is the Real Guru?

The Real Guru

On the spiritual path, you’ve no doubt yearned to find the Guru, the authentic one, whom you can trust to lead you on your unfolding into freedom. But what is this “real Guru”? Where can you find one?

The Buddha is a Dry Shit-stick

The Buddha is a universally venerated being. As such, based on our own traditions, we have conceptual imagery about The Buddha. This article probes this conceptualization, this illusion, with a radical supposition that “The Buddha is a Shit-stick.” A koan within, reveals the Truth.

The Subtle Sickness of Seeking Appreciation

You may be a spiritual practitioner for years. Still, do you notice the subtle undercurrent of seeking appreciation for all the good that you do? If so, you are still caught up in the drama of living as a separate-person. Find out how to be free from this subtle sickness of seeking appreciation.

The Secret of Relaxation

On the spiritual path, we are always on a quest for achieving this and achieving that, with the hope that one day it will result in the achievement of enlightenment. But enlightenment is not an achievement! Where does that leave all your activity, your frenetic doing? What you may be missing is the secret of relaxation.