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The Power of Now – A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment ~ By Eckhart Tolle

Being is the eternal, ever-present One Life beyond the myriad forms of life that are subject to birth and death. However, Being is not only beyond but also deep within every form as its innermost invisible and indestructible essence. This means that it is accessible to you now as your own deepest self, your true…

Siddhartha ~ By Hermann Hesse

“But be warned, oh seeker of knowledge, of the thicket of opinions and of arguing about words. There is nothing to opinions, they may be beautiful or ugly, smart or foolish, everyone can support them or discard them. But the teachings, you’ve heard from me, are no opinion, and their goal is not to explain…

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal Name.

Being and non-being create each other. Difficult and easy support each other. Long and short define each other. High and low depend on each other. Before and after follow each other.

The Master…

Alan Watts ~ A Man of Zen

The LA Times wrote the following about him: “Perhaps the foremost interpreter of Eastern disciplines for the contemporary West, Alan Watts had the rare gift of writing beautifully the un-writable. Watts began with scholarship and intellect and proceeded with art and eloquence to the frontiers of the spirit. A fascinating entry into the deepest ways…

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind : Shunryu Suzuki

Now I would like to talk about our zazen posture. When you sit in the full lotus position, your left foot is on your right thigh, and your right foot is on your left thigh. When we cross our legs like this, even though we have a right leg and a left leg, they have…

Peace Is Every Step : Thich Nhat Hanh

There are three sorts of feelings—pleasant, unpleasant, and neutral. When we have an unpleasant feeling, we may want to chase it away. But it is more effective to return to our conscious breathing and just observe it, identifying it silently to ourselves: “Breathing in, I know there is an unpleasant feeling in me. Breathing out,…

Adyashanti ~ The Proponent of Primordial Awareness

“People believe that a spiritual teacher must provide answers to life’s bigger questions. Yet, the opposite is true. The main task of any good spiritual teacher is not to give answers to your questions. It is to question your answers. This is because of conscious and unconscious assumptions which are beliefs that tend to distort…

Join the dance ~ Alan Watts

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts


Koan – What is the sound of one hand clapping?

Suffering is a Message ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending” – Thich Nhat Hanh

What is Mindfulness? ~ A Discussion

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness can be defined as a moment-to-moment awareness of one’s experience without judgment. Thus, mindfulness is a state and not a trait. While it might be promoted by certain practices or activities, such as meditation, it is not equal or synonymous with them.

Thich Nhat Hanh ~ The Icon of Mindfulness Meditation

Thich Nhat Hanh was born as Nguyen Xual Bao, in the city of Hue in Central Vietnam on 11th October 1926. He came to be well-known as a Vietnamese Thien Buddhist monk and peace activist. He was also the founder of the Plum Village Tradition.