Tag: wisdom

what is this moment’s treasure?

What Is This Moment’s Treasure? 

What is this moment’s treasure? There is so much happening right now as you read these words. Thoughts, feelings, desires, sensations, and the whole world of objects and events are all taking place in this very moment. And yet we often look outside of this…

there are no secrets

There Are No Secrets 

The term secret is misleading. In the oneness of the universe, we cannot hide anything from the inner wholeness of everyone else. If you try to hide something, you spend your time and energy in vain. The creative power of the universe gifted everyone with…

loving through the senses

Loving Through the Senses 

We are filled with love when we give it away, not when we receive it from others. This truth can profoundly free you from the search for love, as anything is a worthy object of your love. Especially when you realize that love is simply…

stories from a pool

Stories from a Pool 

Last summer was extremely warm in Turkey, especially in Mersin where I’m taking my summer vacation. It’s also very humid. Part 1: The Other Side of The Pool Last summer was extremely warm in Turkey, especially in Mersin where I’m taking my summer vacation. It’s…

the inconceivable self

The Inconceivable Self 

We will all perish. That is given. The body will fail, the mind disappear… But what will remain? That is inconceivable. There is no time. There is only eternity. Eternity has no time, no image, yet all the images are in it. Neither dual nor…

our dreams are our future…

Our Dreams are Our Future… 

For weeks now I have been dreaming of sitting in exactly this corner of my couch, opening my laptop and writing… without deleting anything, without thinking if the words make sense or not, or if I will ever share them, or keep them with me…

mangala sutta — protection

Mangala Sutta — Protection 

I am dedicating the merit arising from the translation, reading and understanding of this sutra to my family, my ancestors, my teachers and my students. Everybody who reads this sutra, everybody who listens this sutra and all the beings living, suffering in all existing dimentions…

the main issue

The Main Issue 

We consistently live our lives entwined around a central point, even though there is a painfully simple reality before us: We will die! Death is the only thing we can be sure about in life, at least if you don’t count taxes. Furthermore, the time…

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