“Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again.”—Thích Nhất Hạnh, The Miracle of Mindfulness (via yeshecholwa)
“The source of consciousness cannot be an object in consciousness. To know the source is to be the source. When you realize that you are not the person, but the pure and calm witness, and that fearless awareness is your very being, you are the being. It is the source, the inexhaustible Possibility.”—Nisargadatta (via theuniverseworks)
“poetry is pure transport. pure alteration. pure theft of your being without asking. in a matter of seconds. it is attentive. gluttonous in its ability to peel you from yourself. starving for what is most hidden. in you. it enters. and does not leave. once it arrives. it is a part of your lifetime. absolute.”—nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)
“We are like caterpillars contemplating pupation.
No longer will I chew on the cabbage leaves.
No longer will I spend my time moving around on the underside of the foliage.
Life must be a preparation for the transition to another dimension…”—Shpongle’s Molecular Superstructure via Terence McKenna (via merryprankster)
“I am not interested in communicating something to you, I am interested in communion. Communication means my mind talking to your mind. Communion means I am not a mind, you are not a mind - just your heart melting into my heart, no words.”—Osho (via sublimesea)
“How long will this last, this delicious feeling of being alive, of having penetrated the veil which hides beauty and the wonders of celestial vistas? It doesn’t matter, as there can be nothing but gratitude for even a glimpse of what exists for those who can become open to it.”—Alexander Shulgin, PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story (via sublimesea)