गुरुवार, 2 जनवरी 2014

A 20Cup of Tea

CHAPTER 1

Also called Flowers of Love.
Letters 151 to 350 are published in other books:
The Silent Music 30
Turning In 30
What is meditation? 45
The Gateless Gate 30
The Dimensionless Dimension 35
The Eternal Message 30

1.
I received your letter.
How lovingly you insist on my writing something,
and here am I, drowned in a deep silence!
I speak, I work,
but I am steeped in emptiness within.

There, there is no movement.
Thus I seem to be living two lives at one time.
What a drama!
But perhaps all of life is a drama
and becoming aware of this opens the door
to a unique freedom.
That which is
inaction in action
stillness in motion
eternity in change
– that is truth
and that is existence.
Real life lies in this eternity –
everything else is just the stream of dreams.
In truth the world is just a dream
and the question is not whether to leave these
dreams or not,
one just has to be aware of them.
With this awareness, everything changes.
The centre moves.
A shift takes place from body to soul.
And what is THERE?
It cannot be told.
It has never been told