What do you think happens after death?
samsaranmusing: The Buddha was often asked why he did not answer the question of “is there an afterlife” in his teachings. His answer was always “You ask this question only because of your attachment. Lose this attachment and you will no longer ask” Needless to say this was a very unpopular answer and the Buddha lost followers because he would not answer. Later, lesser men, attempted to...
Some Intuitions I Had Today
samsaranmusing: Man can truly control nothing besides his own mind Peace of mind begets peace of action A man at peace will create peace, a man in love will create love, a man who suffers compassion will create compassion, a man who sees light will create light Peace is unity As man attains peace, the universe returns to oneness By changing his mind, man changes the world A wonderful...
Musings by Samsaran: Try to imagine a life without... →
samsaranmusing: “Try to imagine a life without timekeeping. You probably can’t. You know the month, the year, the day of the week. There is a clock on your wall or the dashboard of your car. You have a schedule, a calendar, a time for dinner or a movie. Yet all around you, timekeeping is ignored. Birds are not…
Musings by Samsaran: Future Energy →
samsaranmusing: If this world had unlimited cheap power which was equally distributed then we would see the rivalries over oil ended. We would eliminate hunger because there would be sufficient energy to mechanize farming in the third world and water for irrigation could be produced by desalination. Cheap power…
12 crucial Tumblr tricks you probably don't know →
bookshop: 1) Know your limits. The tag limit. Only the first 5 tags you put in a post are searchable. The search limit. Only the first 200 posts under a tag show up when you search that tag. The posting limit. You can post or reblog no more than 250 posts a day, and only 75 of them can be photos. The day ends at midnight EST. The friending limit. As many people discovered during the...
How to be a good friend
samsaranmusing: Take interest in other people’s interests. Listen more than you talk. Avoid gossip. It is always hateful. Don’t always have to have the last word. Share your stuff. Don’t constantly whine or complain. Suggest activities. Give an occasional compliment. Pay your way and don’t be a moocher. Give the other guy the right to be wrong. Yessssss
Musings by Samsaran: A friend asked: “Sam, what... →
samsaranmusing: A friend asked: “Sam, what should a person do when they feel small and unimportant, but not in an enlightening way?” I replied: How could you possibly be unimportant? The fact that you are alive tells you that every single one of your anscestors all the way back to the first ancestor to…
Musings by Samsaran: Pleasure and Pain: Epicurus... →
samsaranmusing: Human beings are animals. Unique in some ways but still animals. Animals seek pleasure and shrink from pain. Everything a human does is to maximize pleasure and minimize pain. You get pleasure from achieving goals and from besting competitors. You get pleasure from your bodily appetites though…
samsaranmusing: Learn to observe your thoughts, your emotions and the connection between them. This is the source of mastery. ☯ Samsaran ☯
The gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment may be...– Homer, The Iliad (via izxxcp)
The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what...– Heraclitus (via samsaranmusing)
Behavior influences consciousness. Right behavior means right consciousness. Our...– TAISEN DESHIMARU (via samsaranmusing)
The way we see the world shapes the way we treat it. If a mountain is a deity,...– David Suzuki (via liberatingreality)
Thoughts are a trip into what’s not happening.– Paul Hedderman (via tobiji)
Always be pure, simple and honest.– Yogi Tea Bag (via tobiji)
If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for...– Steve Maraboli (via larmoyante)
You must not hate those who do wrong or harmful things; but with compassion, you...– The Dalai Lama (via nirvikalpa)
Hate is the lowest vibration. Spread positivity and Karma will return the favor.– Phu (via powerfullypeaceful)
The only way to truly escape the mundane is for you to constantly be evolving....– Izaya Orihara (via kudakerogetsu)
So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are...– Jiddu Krishnamurti (via energiesoftheuniverse)
When things fall apart, consider the possibility that life knocked it down on...– The Road Less Traveled (via sanamohammed)
When you find yourself thinking, ‘I need this, I want it, I can’t live without...– Dzigar Kongtrul (via meditationsinwonderland)
To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To...– Deepak Chopra (via cosmofilius)
jessicaclark: Contrary to popular opinion, we are not solid, abiding objects that have individual self-existence. Although it certainly appears that the world is “real” and consists of solid, discrete objects, in fact our world is more like a movie screen, hooked up to other people’s movie screens, on which we’re all projecting what we’re feeling inside outwards as symbols (solid objects in a...
Jessica Clark: Most of what we consider to be... →
jessicaclark: Most of what we consider to be “ourselves” – that is, the thoughts, feelings and perceptions which occupy our conscious minds most of the time we are awake; our sense that there is a continuing “us” there – is just a collection of habits and predilections learned from our parents and society. Each…
Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others...– Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements (via you-are-another-me)
You don’t know anyone at the party, so you don’t want to go. You don’t like...– Julien Smith (via skeletongarden)