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Am I the butterfly dreaming I'm Chuang Tzu or the other way around? What are dreams?
This world is a stampede. If you don't fit in, you are either pushed or crushed. Realization is stepping aside. Mentally.
Feeling loved is like sitting next to a calm ocean. It's inexplicable. You become an ocean yourself. You feel complete.
The sky remains independent of the colors and clouds in it. It returns to its natural state — blue. So can you.
Memories can be like black holes: deep and mysterious. To forget someone you've to go past memories.
Water evaporates and it rains back, Nature's play continues. Everything in nature is eternal. It only gets transformed.
Boredom becomes peace when you are contented and unaffected by non-action.
He rounds up his sheep before dark. Or does he? Depends on the strength of your faith.
When provoked, it's so easy to lose your sense of judgment. Mindfulness is the antidote to provocation.
If you believe in inspiring and positive mythical entities, you'll naturally feel there exist ghosts and demons too.
Over time, ponds may dry up, but they don't disappear. Getting over the loss of a loved one takes time.
When you learn to value "nothing", everything becomes priceless. Self-realization is emptying your basket (of mind).
When you cling to what you believe to be untrue, soft underlying currents of suppression turn into tides of unrest.
Beneath beauty lies a sense of connection. Whatever you can connect with, you will find it beautiful.
Lasting attraction is based on truth. If you are a real flower, butterflies will come to you automatically. Truth attracts.
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