The laughing Buddha Hotei is using his finger pointing to the moon. The finger pointing to the moon is not the moon is the essence here. But what does this mean on a deeper level? How does it relate to todays everyday life? How can we understand the meaning in an useful manner?
Lao Tzu was the most important spiritual Chinese sage. His name literally means “Old Master” and Lao Tzu is the father of the Chinese spiritual tradition Taoism, mainly because of his text called “Tao te Ching”. Here are the top 10 Lao Tzu Quotes.
Ariel Bravy is author of his site Youaretrulyloved.com and he writes amazing blogposts about spiritual growth. The content is not only Enlightenment or Spirituality in general, but there are also different insightful posts about creation, manifestation and the nature of reality.
Many teachings from Zen-Buddhism are told in short and delightful zen stories. They are usually designed to develop the mind and to free it from distortions and so to connect with our spirit. Most of them are really inspiring and enlightening. The following 10 Best Zen Stories are a selection of the ones I found most inspiring and really worth to ponder about.
The present moment is the only thing where there is no time. It is the point between past and future. It is always there and it is the only point we can access in time. Everything that ever happened and will ever happen can only happen in the present moment. It is impossible for anything to exist outside of it.
Writing a review about "The Power of Now" can be a difficult task, since you come in danger of adding concepts and interpretations to a book, that really tries to quiet the mind and let the reader experience. I want to encourage everybody, who has not yet get in contact with “The Power of Now” and with the teachings of Eckhart Tolle, to give it a real try.
The following is an excerpt of the complete first chapter of “The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle, called “You are not your Mind”.
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