Who do I think I am?
Who do you think you aren’t?
In my never ending journey of self-discovery and mastery, I have found many teachers. Some of them appear in the form of a friend, a lover, a cat, an enemy, or actual teachers and professors.
My resolve is to have a total connection to the all, and let it express through me.
Here’s the list of my 3 main values.
The student knows there is no wisdom without compassion. Everything and everyone is interconnected, seeing oneself in others opens the gates toward love and understanding.
He who is grounded, rests in stillness, neither accepts, nor rejects life and its phenomena, builds the foundation that persists through and beyond time.
The eternal student practices “beginner’s mind.”
He strives for wisdom arising independently from thought, with no attachment to prejudices, ideas, or beliefs.
Would you rather have total freedom or be a slave to the truth?
I enjoy reading religious texts and practicing the Dharma behind them. Whenever I recite or listen to the Gita I get a sense of relief.
Truth is always there accessible to me, at any time.
Whenever I listen to the Lao tzu’s verses I recognize the same truth.
Even of these teachings I have to let go,
it all goes back to silence, the highest truth.
It is my intention to reconnect with that silence and let it speak through me.
Are you doing IT? or Does IT do you?
Is it not always the father within that is doing the works?
“Why Subhuti? Because if a disciple still clings to the arbitrary illusions of form or phenomena such as an ego, a personality, a self, a separate person, or a universal self existing eternally, then that person is not an authentic disciple.”
– Diamond Sutra ch3.
Even if I don’t have a physical school or an active community yet, I am still teaching and learning from my clients. They all range from the ones struggling with addictions and trauma, to the ones who are quite advanced in their own path to mastery. Nothing brings more satisfaction than hearing them reflect on all the progress they have made, how differently they feel, and how hopeful and excited they feel about their lives. Every time they heal, move on, accomplish, achieve, integrate, and celebrate, I feel I am doing the very same thing myself.