To live is to be awakened

Gururaj_sol_y_sombra_recorteTo live is to be awakened. To live is to be alive to all the forces of nature around us in alertness. Deep alertness is that vast awareness where the entire universe is comprehended.

When a spark flies out from the fire, the spark thinks, “Oh, look at this long existence of mine!” But in a flicker of an eyelid he turns to ashes and falls back into the fire.

Blake said, “Experience eternity in an hour,” but he was slightly mistaken. Experience eternity in a moment, here and now! This is the experience and the goal of life that human beings have to strive for, and eventually every one must reach there.

Something cannot come from nothing. There is not a single ounce of energy that can be added to this universe or taken away from it. It is eternally there—that is the meaning of existence.


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