In the world, it seems to me that quite a few people are apparently happy in their own ways, but have actually suffered over time from problems with someone in their families, such as their parent, child, brother, sister, husband, or wife. In addition to family relations, so many people seem to suffer in friendships, … Continue reading Accept people’s feelings
We have seven cats in our house now. One of them is an approximately one-year-old female cat called Chibi. It means "tiny" in English. Actually, she is blind. She was able to see things normally up until about three months after she was born, when she suddenly contracted a viral disease (like a cold) and … Continue reading All good!
When I was a child, I never used to readily get things done, even if I knew I should do them. Against my better judgment, I used to postpone my school homework for quite a while, finally starting it at the last minute. When it was over, I couldn't help repeating the same sort of … Continue reading Do it right away
The evolutionary state subsequent to human evolution as an individual is the birth of the awakened: one who has awakened to the fact that s/he is one inseparable "life," or love itself. One can say this is exactly what our "life" wishes and that "life" has created and evolved the universe for that purpose. The … Continue reading Awakened
Who are you? Are you the sound outside your house? That can't be right. Because you hear the sound, you are separate from it. So, are you the sensations in your body? No. Because you feel these sensations, you are separate from them. Are you the cloud floating in the sky? No. Because you're watching … Continue reading Your true self (part 2)
Here and now, all sorts of sounds arise and then fade away. There's nothing that you need to do. Sounds simply arise and then fade away. Sounds arise and then fade away spontaneously, without any effort. Everything, such as the clouds in the sky, wind, sounds, smells, thoughts, and sensations of your physical body, simply … Continue reading Your true self (part 1)
This world is constantly changing, or in other words, alive. This is the world of life—revealing and unfolding itself moment by moment—neither arising nor ceasing. We commonly think that this changing world has various forms of life that are all born and die separately. All seemingly separate things are also a manifestation of a single … Continue reading Everything is fine (part 3)