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It’s really nothing

Posted: June 23, 2013 in God, Philosophy, Spirit
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Osho praying

Osho praying

1. There is no person like God. There is nobody, there is pure emptiness. And only pure emptiness or nothingness is what I have been calling enlightenment.

2. The first and the only worthwhile inquiry is to know: “Who am I within this body-mind mechanism? What is this consciousness, this miracle of consciousness?” This miracle of awareness has to be discovered. You have to peel your being as one peels an onion. Go on peeling…. You will find layers within layers. And finally, when all the layers are discarded, eliminated, you will find in your hands pure nothingness, emptiness, SHUNYATA. That is your essential core, the center of the cyclone. (more…)

Really It’s nothing

Posted: June 23, 2013 in Philosophy, Spirit
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The State of Nothing Lecture by Alan Watts

If you are aware of a state called is, or reality, or life, this implies a state called isn’t. Or illusion, or unreality, or nothingness or death. You can’t know one without the other. And so as to make life poignant, it’s always going to come to an end, that is don’t you see what makes it lively. Liveliness is change it is motion, and motion is going to fall out and be gone. You see, you are always at the place you always are..[Laughs]