1. "It is common wisdom that the “truth will set you free,” but common wisdom often reeks of bullshit. Sometimes the truth puts your life at risk."
    Todd (via thenewzeitgeist)
  2. amospoe:

"That’s all he ever wanted out of life… was love. That’s the tragedy of Charles Foster Kane. You see, he just didn’t have any to give."
— Citizen Kane

    amospoe:

    "That’s all he ever wanted out of life… was love. That’s the tragedy of Charles Foster Kane. You see, he just didn’t have any to give."

    — Citizen Kane

    (via gnostix1)

  3. "If you know how to look and see the stars moving in the sky and the seasons changing, you can come to an understanding of impermanence from that alone. You do not need to read about it in a book. It’s a feeling you can experience for yourself directly."
    H.H. The Karmapa (via theperfectsolution144)
  4. "Peace of mind produces right values, right values produce right thoughts. Right thoughts produce right actions and right actions produce work which will be a material reflection for others to see of the serenity at the center of it all."
    Robert M Pirsig (via thecalminside)
  5. "To commit to love is fundamentally to commit to a life beyond dualism. That’s why love is so sacred in a culture of domination, because it simply begins to erode your dualisms: dualisms of black and white, male and female, right and wrong."

    bell hooks, “Agent of Change

    (via tricycle-tumbles)

  6. "To commit to love is fundamentally to commit to a life beyond dualism. That’s why love is so sacred in a culture of domination, because it simply begins to erode your dualisms: dualisms of black and white, male and female, right and wrong."

    bell hooks, “Agent of Change

    (via tricycle-tumbles)

  7. baileyimage:

Every morning at dawn the monks of Luang Prabang in Laos walk barefoot through the streets collecting rice and food from kneeling villagers and visitors. It’s a historical tradition and an enchanting and magical sight. #monks #buddhism #luangprobang #laos #southeastasia #travel #traveling #instantravel

    baileyimage:

    Every morning at dawn the monks of Luang Prabang in Laos walk barefoot through the streets collecting rice and food from kneeling villagers and visitors. It’s a historical tradition and an enchanting and magical sight. #monks #buddhism #luangprobang #laos #southeastasia #travel #traveling #instantravel

  8. http://cloud-dwelling.tumblr.com/post/83035030892/the-cultivation-of-emptiness-is-called-the-gate»

    cloud-dwelling:

    "The cultivation of emptiness is called the gate of liberation. Why is this? Neither sentience nor buddhahood binds you—what more birth and death could there be to entangle you? This cannot be assessed through body or mind, it cannot be discerned by illusion or enlightenment. Even if you talk…

  9. "When this entire universe is regarded as concatenation and as nothing else but concatenation, then the mind, by its perfect acceptance of the truth that all things are un-born, gains tranquility."
    The Lankavatara Scripture Chapter 3 (via thescientist19)
  10. ombuddha:

Dying without fear takes a great deal of trust, a trust that can help us live with more faith, if we can understand our need to control. Death teaches us the power of letting be, of noninterference and surrender. The process of dying is completely natural. The laws of nature govern death as they do our lives. It is difficult to understand the power of not doing, of leaving these natural laws alone, when we have always attempted to act our own course. Death can teach us when to leave things alone and when to act.
Rodney Smith.
Photo by Adryel Talamantes.

    ombuddha:

    Dying without fear takes a great deal of trust, a trust that can help us live with more faith, if we can understand our need to control. Death teaches us the power of letting be, of noninterference and surrender. The process of dying is completely natural. The laws of nature govern death as they do our lives. It is difficult to understand the power of not doing, of leaving these natural laws alone, when we have always attempted to act our own course. Death can teach us when to leave things alone and when to act.

    Rodney Smith.

    Photo by Adryel Talamantes.

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