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Robert Q shared a Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic quote         SHARE URL

Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic

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Hold on to the reins of Love and don’t be afraid
Hold on to the real behind the false and don’t be afraid.

Robert Q shared a Rainer Maria Rilke quote         SHARE URL

Rainer Maria Rilke

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What is necessary, after all, is only this: solitude, vast inner solitude. To walk inside yourself and meet no one for hours - that is what you must be able to attain. To be solitary as you were when you were a child, when the grownups walked around involved with matters that seemed large and important because they looked so busy and because you didn’t understand a thing about what they were doing.

Robert Q shared a Eckhart Tolle quote         SHARE URL

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Suffering cracks open the shell of ego, and then comes a point when it has served its purpose. Suffering is necessary until you realize it is unnecessary.

Robert Q shared a Lama Surya Das quote         SHARE URL

Lama Surya Das

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The cultivation of mindfulness helps us wake up to things as they are rather than as we would like them to be. And as we wake up to truth, to reality, we become a force for universal awakening, working with what actually is, not delusive fictions.

Robert Q shared a Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj quote         SHARE URL

Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

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Leave it all behind you. Forget it.
Go forth, unburdened with ideas and beliefs.
Abandon all verbal structures, all relative truth, all tangible objectives.

Robert Q shared a The Dhammapada quote         SHARE URL

The Dhammapada

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A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.

Robert Q shared a Paramahansa Yogananda quote         SHARE URL

Paramahansa Yogananda

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You think you must have this or that and then you can be happy. But no matter how many of your desires are satisfied, you never will find happiness through them. The more you have, the more you want. Learn to live simply. Lord Krishna said: “His mind is full with contentment whose desires ever flow inward. That man is like a changeless ocean which is kept brimful with constantly entering waters. He is not a muni who bores holes of desires in his reservoir of peace and lets the waters escape.

Robert Q shared a Yasmin Mogahed quote         SHARE URL

Yasmin Mogahed

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Don’t get attached to moments. Good or bad, they all pass.

Robert Q shared a Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic quote         SHARE URL

Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic

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They say there is a doorway from heart to heart, but what is the use of a door when there are no walls?

Robert Q shared a Antoine de Saint-Exupery quote         SHARE URL

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Robert Q shared a Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic quote         SHARE URL

Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic

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At midnight I cried: Who lives in the house of my heart?
The answer: It is I, whose radiance puts the Sun and Moon to shame.

Robert Q shared a A Course In Miracles quote         SHARE URL

A Course In Miracles

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There is a silence into which the world cannot intrude. There is an ancient peace you carry in your heart and have not lost.

Robert Q shared a Fredrich Nietzsche quote         SHARE URL

Fredrich Nietzsche

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There are spirits all around us, every moment of our life wants to say something to us, but we refuse to listen to these spirit-voices. We are afraid that when we are alone and quiet something will be whispered into our ear, and so we-hate quietness and deafen ourselves with sociability.

Robert Q shared a RuPaul quote         SHARE URL

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My spiritual practice reminds me of what’s really real, what’s really hood. It’s no wonder that I’m involved in drag, because drag is about mocking identity, mocking the facade. Drag is an extension of the realization that, ‘You mean, the thing I think I am, I’m not really?’ Exactly. So have fun with it. Change it. That’s why I think drag comes up against so much opposition from people, because the ego knows drag is a threat to the ego.

Robert Q shared a Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi quote         SHARE URL

Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi

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The body itself is a thought.
Be as you really are.

Robert Q shared a Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic quote         SHARE URL

Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic

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The very center of your heart is where life begins. The most beautiful place on earth.

Robert Q shared a Mooji quote         SHARE URL

Mooji

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I am the awareness. Everything else is a tourist. Every thought, every emotion, is only a tourist. I am not a hotel for these thoughts. Let them come and go.

Robert Q shared a Anthony De Mello quote         SHARE URL

Anthony De Mello

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The tragedy of an attachment is that if its object is not attained it causes unhappiness. But if it is attained, it does not cause happiness – it merely causes a flash of pleasure followed by weariness, and it is always accompanied, of course, by the anxiety that you may lose the object of your attachment.

Robert Q shared a S. N. Goenka quote         SHARE URL

S. N. Goenka

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Every sensation shares the same characteristic: it arises and passes away, arises and passes away. It is this arising and passing that we have to experience through practice, not just accept as truth because Buddha said so, not just accept because intellectually it seems logical enough to us. We must experience sensation’s nature, understand its flux, and learn not to react to it.

Robert Q shared a Albert Einstein quote         SHARE URL

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Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation.

Robert Q shared a Alan Watts quote         SHARE URL

Alan Watts

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If you are intelligent and reasonable, you can not be the product of a mechanical and meaningless universe.

Robert Q shared a Thich Nhat Hanh quote         SHARE URL

Thich Nhat Hanh

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Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything—anger, anxiety, or possessions—we cannot be free.

Robert Q shared a Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic quote         SHARE URL

Rumi, 13th century Sufi poet and Mystic

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Close your eyes,
fall in love,
stay there.

Robert Q shared a Carl G. Jung quote         SHARE URL

Carl G. Jung

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The Pueblo Indians told me that all Americans are crazy, and of course I was somewhat astonished and asked them why. They said - Well, they say they think in their heads. No sound man thinks in his head. We think in the heart.

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Buddha

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Those who are awake live in a state of constant amazement.

Robert Q shared a Sri Anandamayi Ma quote         SHARE URL

Sri Anandamayi Ma

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INQUIRER: The hunger of the senses can never be appeased; the more one gets, the more one wants.
The fulfilment of worldly desire only begets greater longing.

SRI MA: This world is itself but an embodiment of want, and hence the heartache due to the absence of fulfilment must needs endure. This is why it is said that there are two kinds of currents in human life : the one pertaining to the world, in which want follows upon want; the other of one’s true Being. It is characteristic of the former that it can never end in fulfilment - on the contrary, the sense of want is perpetually stimulated anew. Whereas by entering the latter man will become established in his true nature and bring to completion the striving which is its expression. Thus, if he endeavours to fulfil himself by entering this current, it will eventually bring him to the perfect poise of his own true Being

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