We return to the Origin and remain where we have always been

When the Ten Thousand things are viewed in their oneness, we return to the Origin and remain where we have always been. Sen T’sen

There Is No Moon, No Finger

You see the moon by pointing your finger. You recognize the finger by the moon. The moon and the finger are not different, not the same. In order to guide a beginner, this analogy is temporarily used. When you have realized this, there is no moon, no finger

-Zen Master Ryokan

The soul is judged or rather judges itself by choosing

O nobly born, the time has now come for thee to seek the Path. Thy breathing is about to cease. In the past thy teacher hath set thee face to face with the Clear Light; and now thou art about to experience it in its Reality in the Bardo state (the* intermediate state* immediately following […]

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

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 ofGenoa

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

St. Bernard

I went from God to […]

The one Moon reflects itself wherever there is a sheet of water. You cannot take hold of it, but equally you cannot get rid of it

One Nature, perfect and pervading, circulates in all natures, One Reality, all-comprehensive, contains within itself all realities. The one Moon reflects itself wherever there is a sheet of water, And all the moons in the waters are embraced within the one Moon.

The Dharma-body ‘(the Absolute) of all the Buddhas enters into my own being. […]