You are not an ordinary gull

“For most gulls, it is not flying that matters, but eating”, wrote Richard Bach. But you are not among those. You can not, dare not, because you could not stand it. You could not devote every single day to food, clothes and warmth. Even if you add to that your position, reputation and everything others think about you, you could not. It is not eating that matters for you, but flight. You are not an ordinary gull. You belong to ...

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It

From time to time, I am amused when I find hints and signs pointing to the real nature of our everyday experience. Amused, not because they exist, but because of the places they can be found.

Everywhere. They can be found everywhere. But you need an eye to see them, because they are in plain sight, exposed to everyone. The amusement is even greater when the person holding the sign (or writing it; saying it) is not aware of doing it. ...

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Illusion and Karma

waterfall-animatedLike Escher’s waterfalls, karma and illusion pour their waters one into another. There is no beginning, no starting point. However, there can be an end.

Accidentally, that is exactly what sage Shankara of India, or his wise commentators latter, said about Maya: like any other god or goddess, she is not born – she has no beginning, and when you look in that direction, ...

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The confining hand of goddess Maya

People in human condition are not actively searching for a meaning, but they must have it in a form of love, family, children, job, material possessions and many other things usually connected to one or more karmic loops.

Spiritually mature are purpose-crazy. They want to find it at any cost and sometimes even measure their “progress” with the level of meaning they can see in everything around them.

For an absolutely free, the purpose is an impossibility. Freedom does not have a ...

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The Mystery Experience

What is the mystery experience? It is the experience of wonder and admiration; it happens when you look at something and you simply can not believe it is true; when you ask yourself about the very possibility of the existence of the beauty you are seeing in front of your eyes; it is the secret you can not fathom; the puzzle that will never find its solution; the enigma staring at you in the full daylight; improbable event that just ...

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