“In Buddhist practice, we discover that mindful attention can reveal a deeper truth in whatever object we are paying attention to. The same is true in romantic love. When we use our attention to touch and open the deeper truth in a person, we not only catalyze the experience of love, we become love. The source of love is revealed to be within us; we no longer have to go looking for it somewhere outside.”—
"Great Balls of Fire" was released by American rock and roll musician Jerry Lee Lewis in 1957 as a single through Sun Records. It was written by songwriters Otis Blackwell and Jack Hammer. The song peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
Last week I had been to a hospital to get my eyes checked. It was a typically busy Indian hospital. Patients everywhere, harassed nurses bustling about and long queues outside the surgeons’ consultation rooms.
After a bit of a wait, I met my surgeon. Young,mid thirties, wiry, with a thick shock…
“There is no alternative for you but to accept the world as unreal, if you are seeking the Truth and the Truth alone. For the simple reason that unless you give up the idea that the world is real, your mind will always be after it.”—
“As the Japanese Zen masters say: “Don’t seek the truth; just drop your opinions.” Drop your theories; don’t seek the truth. Truth isn’t something you search for. If you stop being opinionated, you would know.”—