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HAKUIN’S “SONG OF MEDITATION”

HAKUIN’S “SONG OF MEDITATION” Sentient beings are primarily all Buddhas:It is like ice and water,Apart from water no ice can exist;Outside sentient beings, where do we find the Buddhas? Not knowing how near the Truth is,People seek it far away,–what a pity! They are like him who, in the midst of water,Cries in thirst so

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SELECT ZEN QUOTES

SELECT ZEN QUOTES Whatever is material shape, past, future, present, subjective or objective, gross or subtle, mean or excellent, whether it is far or near — all material shape should be seen by perfect intuitive wisdom as it really is: “This is not mine, this I am not, this is not my self.” Whatever is

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ZARATHUSTRA:THE MYSTICAL PROPHET

Zarathustra – The Mystical Prophet As terms like consciousness, spirit, soul and similar cannot be defined in precise terms, so is mysticism. In wider sense, we could reckon for mystical any philosophy that brings into the focus faith in preference to science and rationalistic way of thinking. Nevertheless, there have been many philosophers whose teaching

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GAYATRI:THE PERENNIAL VEDIC HYMN

GAYATRI,THE MOTHER OF ALL MANTRAS Om,what precedes everything under the Sun,what sustains varied orders of creation,what guides us to Truth’s Sacred Mansion. Om,the origin of all speech,the first emanation of Nad Brahmthat shall last till the end of time. Om,the ultimate Power Supreme,manifest in myriad orders sublimeencompassing every order of creation. Om,whence all mantras are

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HYMN TO AGNI

HYMN TO AGNI O luminous word! In you the origin of every Tantric symbol, of every Bija sound of every mystic sign. O luminous word! My inspiration, my priest, take me to your realm robed in flames. O the flame-tongued! Luminous your utterance, the poet par excellence, with a flowing pen you write in letterings

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MYSTICISM

MYSTICISM IN CHRISTIANITY In the early centuries of Christianity, as we know from the writings of many of the Fathers, and more surely by the Occult Records, there existed in the bosom of the Christian Church the venerable institution of the Mysteries, in which the purified met superhuman Instructors, and learned from the lips of