"There Are No Repetitions" (excerpt) SUBTLE SOUND The Zen Teaching of Maurine Stuart) by Maurine Stuart

What is the condition of our minds right now? How are our hearts? This moment is all we have—so at this moment, how creative are we, how in touch with the source are we? Read More...
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"Introduction to Taoism" — (from EVERYDAY TAO) by Deng Ming Dao

Following Tao means following a living path. It is a way of life that sustains you, guides you, and leads you to innumerable rich experiences. It is a spiritual path of joy and insight, freedom and profundity. Read More...
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"Zen Masters" (excerpt) THE WISDOM OF THE ZEN MASTERS — Irmgard Schloegl

When the succession after the Fifth Patriarch was under consideration, his main disciple Jinshu was generally expected to be the heir. To present his insight, he composed a verse:

The body is the Tree of Awakening,
The heart is a bright mirror;
Carefully wipe it always So that no dust can settle…

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"The Quest" by Adyashanti

The quest for enlightenment is the quest for truth or reality. It’s not a quest for ideas about truth—that’s philosophy. And it’s not a quest to realize your fantasies about truth—that’s fundamentalized religion. It’s a quest for truth on truth’s terms. It’s a quest for the underlying principle of life, the unifying element of existence. Read More...
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"Things I've Learned from the Spiritual Master" by Steve McSwain

On the day of my spiritual awakening, everything changed for me.  Instantly, I felt engulfed by a sacred presence, the likes of which I had never known before. The sacred sense of the Divine presence has never abated since then, either. Read More...
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