It is mpossible for false perceptions to carry the weight of truth – The Great Garuda

The Great Garuda states:

Mind is such that it is never defined by extremes. It seems to everyone that the lower states of samsara exist, but in truth they do not, being like dreams, illusions, or castles in the sky. It is impossible for these false perceptions to carry the weight of truth.

Joy does not turn to sorrow, for the eternal cannot change. But sorrow can be turned to joy, for time gives way to the eternal

Illusions carry only guilt and suffering, sickness and death to their believers. The form in which they are accepted is irrelevant. No form of misery in reason’s eyes can be confused with joy. Joy is eternal. You can be sure indeed that any seeming happiness that does not last is really fear. Joy does not […]

Peace is the state where love abides and seeks to share itself

Illusion meets illusion; truth, itself. The meeting of illusions leads to war. Peace, looking on itself, extends itself. War is the condition in which fear is born and grows and seeks to dominate. Peace is the state where love abides and seeks to share itself. Conflict and peace are opposites. Where one abides the other […]

it is your unwillingness to overlook what seems to stand between you that makes it look impenetrable and defends the illusion of its immovability

Forget not, when you feel the need arise to be defensive about anything, you have identified yourself with an illusion. And therefore feel that you are weak because you are alone. This is the cost of all illusions. Not one but rests on the belief that you are separate. Not one that does not seem […]

Illusion of pleasure will be the same as pain

It is impossible to seek for pleasure through the body and not find pain. It is essential that this relationship be understood, for it is one the ego sees as proof of sin. It is not really punitive at all. It is but the inevitable result of equating yourself with the body, which is the […]