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Kabir-“I Said To The Wanting-Creature Inside Me”-Poem and Music

Here is another beautiful poem from the Indian mystic and poet Kabir. It’s called “I Said To The Wanting-Creature Inside Me.”  May this poem, and the music that follows it, inspire you to empty your life of whatever would keep you from the happiness of being truly present in what you are! I Said To […]

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The Buddha on Not Chasing the Past or Placing Expectations on the Future

The Blessed One said: One would not chase after the past,
 or place expectations on the future. What is past
 is left behind.
 The future 
is as yet un-reached. Whatever quality is present 
one clearly sees right there,
 right there. Unvanquished, unshaken, 
that’s how one develops the mind. Ardently doing one’s duty today,
 for — who knows? — […]

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