Zhuangzi – If you can empty your own boat, No one will oppose you, No one will seek to harm you

“If a man crosses a river and an empty boat collides with his own skiff, Even though he be bad tempered man He will not become very angry. But if he sees a man in the boat, He will shout at him to steer clear. If the shout is not heard, he will shout again, […]

Phenomena of the universe, whether of samsara or nirvana, are embraced by mind. They manifest within mind, the vast expanse, but have no substance

The Great Garuda states:

The implications of the threefold encounter-the display that manifests as an objective field of experience can be discerned within the “interval” between sense objects and mind, with nothing that arises being rejected.

Just as myriad dreams are subsumed within sleep, being natural manifestations that are empty and without true existence, […]

Quotes from Kabir, St. Catherine of Genoa, St. Bernard, Bayazid of Bistun, Eckhart, Ruysbroeck, Rumi

Behold but One in all things; it is the second that leads you astray.

Kabir

My Me is God, nor do I recognize any other Me except my God Himself.

St. Catherine of Genoa

In those respects in which the soul is unlike God, it is also unlikeitself.

St. Bernard

I went from God to […]