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ombuddha:

In meditation practice, you might experience a muddy, semiconscious, drifting state, like having a hood over your head: a dreamy dullness. This is really nothing more than a kind of blurred and mindless stagnation. How do you get out of this state? Alert yourself, straighten your back, breathe the stale air out of your lungs, and direct your awareness into clear space to freshen your mind. If you remain in this stagnant state you will not evolve, so whenever this setback arises, clear it again and again. It is important to be as watchful as possible, and to stay as vigilant as you can.
Dudjom Rinpoche.
Photo by Danny Burton.

ombuddha:

In meditation practice, you might experience a muddy, semiconscious, drifting state, like having a hood over your head: a dreamy dullness. This is really nothing more than a kind of blurred and mindless stagnation. How do you get out of this state? Alert yourself, straighten your back, breathe the stale air out of your lungs, and direct your awareness into clear space to freshen your mind. If you remain in this stagnant state you will not evolve, so whenever this setback arises, clear it again and again. It is important to be as watchful as possible, and to stay as vigilant as you can.

Dudjom Rinpoche.

Photo by Danny Burton.

digitalpubliclibraryofamerica:

Keep calm and … celebrate the Buddha’s birthday!
Buddha at Dambula, Sri Lanka, taken on Jan. 19, 2005, by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Val Gempis. National Archives and Records Administration.

digitalpubliclibraryofamerica:

Keep calm and … celebrate the Buddha’s birthday!

Buddha at Dambula, Sri Lanka, taken on Jan. 19, 2005, by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Val Gempis. National Archives and Records Administration.

To a mind that is still the whole universe surrenders.
Lao Tzu (via purplebuddhaproject)
buddhadoodles:

Today’s Buddha Doodle - Yo Guru

buddhadoodles:

Today’s Buddha Doodle - Yo Guru

Happy Birthday to the Dalai Lama!

Happy Birthday to the Dalai Lama!

justbeingnamaste:

And We Complain :( God Bless This Child ….

justbeingnamaste:

And We Complain :( God Bless This Child ….

lazyyogi:

"The aloneness is total and complete. Not loneliness but aloneness. Loneliness is always concerned with others; aloneness is concerned with oneself."
Osho

lazyyogi:

"The aloneness is total and complete. Not loneliness but aloneness. Loneliness is always concerned with others; aloneness is concerned with oneself."

Osho

lazyyogi:

When we walk like we are rushing, we print anxiety and sorrow on the earth. We have to walk in a way that we only print peace and serenity on the earth…Be aware of the contact between your feet and the earth. Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet.
Thich Nhat Hanh

lazyyogi:

When we walk like we are rushing, we print anxiety and sorrow on the earth. We have to walk in a way that we only print peace and serenity on the earth…Be aware of the contact between your feet and the earth. Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet.

Thich Nhat Hanh