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Thursday, October 26, 2006

There is No Name



No "I,"
No "mine."
He knows there is nothing.
All his inner desires have melted away.
Whatever he does,
He does nothing.
His mind has stopped working!
It has simply melted away...
And with it,
Dreams and delusions and dullness.
And for what he has become,
There is no name.

-Ashtavakra Gita 17:19-20
~Peace to all beings~

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11 comments:

Amgela Ferreira said...

This image you have chosen for this post is so peaceful to look at...

Here and Now said...

Very Nice!

alison koh said...

lovely! i love the image too.

garnet david said...

The naming is the beginning of separation.

"James" said...

Amgela:

It is. It's a yantra and a meditative tool.

Here and Now:

Yeah it's a great thought.

Alison:

It's beautiful, yes.

Garnet David:

(nods) Those pesky labels.

dragonflyfilly said...

WHOOOOOHHOOOWHOOOO.... ...i used to have a calendar with this Mandala, but it was in differents shades of red and orange...this image took my breath away when your Blog opened up for me....kool...

and thanks....could i copy it? -- i have been able to get back to daily meditation, if not two fifteen minute meditations a day, then at least ONE....

this is a lovely Post....

Love & Light, etc,
pj

dragonflyfilly said...

p.s. i boosted, see previous post. oh and "come up and see me sometime" and check out my All Hallows Eve post for some scary fun.

nameste and all that jazz [pardon me; i am not been sacriligious, just full of nonscence today, i've been having fun with pumpkins!]

dragonflyfilly said...

ops...sorry *james* i boosted the wrong question, i boosted #21, anyway, i returned and boosted YOUR question this time...can i boost it more than once?

dragonflyfilly said...

4th time lucky! -- ME AGAIN, sorry, but i just have to add this comment...man alive!, dern that old syncronicity...i was just thinking today about tricycle...i bought one copy of that magazine about 5 years ago because it was totally dicated to "addictions"....i still have it in a box somewhere...i seldom spend money on magazines, and i was thinking: "i wonder if tricycle has anything online"...no s_ _ _, honestly, just this morning i was thinking about it because i was wanting to discuss Buddhism with someone i just met....

"James" said...

PJ:

Glad that you're back to meditating...feel free to copy it.

Syncronicity is a great thing. A great reminder of the unity of all things.

I don't think you can boost it more then once but thanks for the vote!!

"James" said...

PJ:

"Namaste and all that jazz"

I love it. :)

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