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Vision

 

Open the Seal of Vision

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Listen to those who open the path to you;
Listen and don’t say a word!
~ Rumi

 

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We are as the flute, and the music in us is from thee;
we are as the mountain and the echo in us is from thee.

We are as pieces of chess engaged in victory and defeat:
our victory and defeat is from thee, O thou whose qualities are comely!

Who are we, O Thou soul of our souls,
that we should remain in being beside thee?

We and our existences are really non-existence;
thou art the absolute Being which manifests the perishable.

We all are lions, but lions on a banner:
because of the wind they are rushing onward from moment to moment.

Their onward rush is visible, and the wind is unseen:
may that which is unseen not fail from us!

Our wind whereby we are moved and our being are of thy gift;
our whole existence is from thy bringing into being.

Masnavi Book I, 599-607

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“Pour moi, le monde est bizarre parce que c’est stupéfiant, génial, mystérieux, insondable; Mon intérêt a été de vous convaincre que vous devez assumer la responsabilité d’être ici, dans ce monde merveilleux. “

-Carlos Castaneda

 

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The drum of the realization of the promise is beating,
we are sweeping the road to the sky. Your joy is here today, what remains for tomorrow?
The armies of the day have chased the army of the night,
Heaven and earth are filled with purity and light.
Oh! joy for he who has escaped from this world of perfumes and color!
For beyond these colors and these perfumes, these are other colors in the heart and the soul.
Oh! joy for this soul and this heart who have escaped
the earth of water and clay,
Although this water and this clay contain the hearth of the
philosophical stone.
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Vin6
Teachers open the door,
but you must enter by yourself.
~Chinese Proverb
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