Saturday, October 31, 2009

Like the flight path of a bird in the sky

When we stop thinking for a moment, we introduce ourselves to the clarity of awareness, and before long we begin to notice that the clarity that is present when we are not thinking is also present when we are thinking. All thoughts appear and vanish naturally like the flight path of a bird in the sky.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Inseparable from Clarity

Just as a rainbow appears within space, thoughts, emotions, sensations and other experiences appear within the clarity and alertness of awareness. Just as space and a rainbow are inseparable, thoughts, emotions, sensations and other experiences are inseparable from clarity.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Short Moment of Awareness

What is a short moment of awareness? To know the answer to that question, stop thinking—just for a moment. What remains? A sense of alertness and clarity remains. This is what awareness is: clarity and alertness that is open
sunlight filling space. The clarity and alertness of awareness are equally present in thinking and in not thinking!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Deep Connection and Intimacy

Compassion is deep connection and intimacy with everyone and everything, and a responsiveness to that in our actions. When we go out into the world and look at people, no one anywhere is a stranger. It’s so natural, simple and easy. Full-blown compassion is the evidence of awareness.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Warmth and Soothing Energy

The warmth and soothing energy of short moments of awareness again and again allows for complete freedom in the midst of disturbing states. Their power diminishes, and their power to alter our well-being will completely subside.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Awareness is for Everybody

Awareness is for everybody. Simply relax, rely on awareness, and in that is all your power. Allowing yourself to let everything be as it is might be a little scary at first, but it quickly loses its power to scare you due to the equalizing power of awareness.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Pure Like Sky

Thought processes, naturally resolving, are pure like the sky, unstructured and crystal clear. All phenomena whatsoever are a display of the lucid basic state. One dancing thought after another is the dynamic energy of the basic state. No matter what these thoughts have to say, no matter what they describe, they're pure thoughts, they're crystal clear thoughts—the dynamic energy of the basic state.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Short Moments of Awareness

The way to end disturbing states is to not do anything about them. Short moments of awareness are repeated many times until automatic.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Very First Short Moment of Awareness

In the very first short moment of awareness is complete mental and emotional stability, profound insight into the nature of existence, compassion and skillfulness. The more awareness is noticed, the more continuity there is in mental and emotional stability, clarity, compassion and skillfulness.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Profound Simplicity

In the basic state, all phenomena cannot be found to have an independent nature, and are like a fleeting rainbow. The simpler things are, the more profound they are. The more simply you look at yourself, the more profound you become. This is just the way it is.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Real Freedom

When we take short moments of awareness, we no longer see afflictive states as something that can alter our well-being. That’s real freedom.

Monday, October 19, 2009


When we ease into the naturally settled reality of our own being, we rest with all these appearances as they arise. Through resting with all the appearances, complete compassion for others and ourselves comes about.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Awareness rests in itself

Awareness rests in itself. How marvellous! Awareness plays at resting in itself. This is the direct introduction of awareness: self-arising wisdom, love and tremendous power.
The nature of phenomena is unified within natural perfection. Each phenomenon has no independent nature. Like endless sky, it is equal to the vast expanse of awareness.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Complete Mastery

Short moments many times is all that is needed for complete mastery over all phenomena—not a single other thing is needed. Know that to be the case.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Our Natural Disposition

We all want to be of benefit, because it’s our natural state; it’s completely our natural disposition. In the power of instinctive recognition is the power to accomplish anything that will be of benefit to all. Released into the great flow of tremendously beneficial energy, you suddenly have the power to accomplish all you set out to do in a constant stream of benefit.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Awareness Simply Is

In all thoughts, emotions, sensations and experiences, it is awareness that is unavoidably present. Awareness is simply as it is. It is never distracted nor affected by appearances, including birth, life and death or waking, dreaming and sleeping. Upon the appearance of human birth, life and death, there is simply the basic space of natural perfection— the glorious and spontaneous self-release of the here and now. There is no change in natural perfection. It is as it has always been—light in light, natural perfection in natural perfection.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Power is in the Here-and-Now

We’re very, very powerful, and that power is in the here-and-now, nakedly seeing from within. That’s where the power is. It’s the power of complete mental and emotional stability. It’s the power of perfect insight into everything, the power of compassion and skilful means, and the power of complete clarity in every situation.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Great Fortune! Great Benefit!

Natural perfection binds everything together in luminous awareness. Luminosity arises spontaneously and is inseparable from awareness like the sky is inseparable from its luster.
Great fortune! Great fortune! Great fortune!
Great benefit! Great benefit! Great benefit!

Monday, October 12, 2009

Complete Relief and Complete Power

In that first short moment, there is complete relief and complete power of wisdom, so it is count-on-able! You can really count on it, whereas you can’t count on points of view to bring you relief.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Absolutely Equal

By the power of awareness, you come to see that everything is equal. No matter what the appearance is, it’s absolutely equal. No matter what the label or word is, it’s equal. All of these symbols, no matter what they are, pose no promise or threat to the radiant clarity of awareness.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Utter Peace and Comfort

Everything is allowed to be as it is. The utter peace, comfort, calm, soothing energy, joyfulness and downright bliss in being become more and more pronounced. This is what we’ve always been seeking. Even in seeking to describe the world fictitiously, we’ve been seeking this, but we didn’t know where to look.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Awareness Simply Is

Anyone who becomes totally familiar with awareness as it is being described here says exactly the same thing, namely, that awareness simply is. It’s not generated by anything. It is non-produced; it is unborn; it is indescribable; yet, it is naturally present. That recognition brings with it the true humility that is the obedience to the unenforceable, which is obedience to the awareness dwelling in every heart.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Serene And Spacious

Here is a very practical suggestion: at the very moment points of view form, let your awareness remain open, and allow your perception to be serene and spacious. That is relying on awareness. That is awareness—that is awareness which has no point from which to view. By the power of simply short moments of awareness, the experience becomes increasingly obvious, and points of view vanish naturally.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Relax the Mind

When we relax the mind for a brief moment—rather than following after or blocking points of view—we experience the soothing energy and clarity of awareness. From the first time we choose to rely on awareness rather than following the story line of points of view, we experience a relief from our usual thought processes.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Completely Equal

All these thoughts could be flashing through your awareness, but to the extent that you’re established in rest, you’ll be laughing, because you realize that all of them are completely equal

Monday, October 5, 2009

Intimate With Others

When we see who we are, then we see who everyone is, and we feel close to everyone in a natural way. We find that we’re willing to be emotionally intimate with others, not out of some kind of contrived effort, but in a very natural way. When there’s no need to try to change oneself anymore, then there’s no need to try to change anyone else, even though we may have been trying our whole lives to change other people to make the world all right. Some of us have really been trying to do that, haven’t we? However, when we don’t need to change people anymore, then we can enjoy them thoroughly, no matter who they are.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

The Most Powerful Force on Earth

By the power of short moments, we begin to discover more and more a sense of clarity that fills us with soothing, powerful energy.
Never underestimate the power of this simple practice. It is the most powerful force on Earth.

Saturday, October 3, 2009


By relying on short moments of awareness, clarity becomes increasingly automatic. This may happen slowly or quickly. To see how you are progressing in short moments, simply rely on immediate awareness. This gentle approach is guaranteed to make awareness obvious at all times.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Just This

Just this is awareness seeing, completely filling the total presence of the here and now from within. Just this. Not experience-driven, just this, whatever it is.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Real Compassion

Compassion is ever present, shining within all appearances, always compassion shining from within all appearances. Compassion – not something to be cultivated or developed – always shining, forever bright within everything no matter what it is. This is truly real compassion, synonymous with love, synonymous with awareness, synonymous with the vast expanse stretching infinitely in all directions.