Beauty is to be Found in the Moment

Beauty is to be found in the moment

nothing else exists


ڿڰۣ ڿڰۣ


Use this present moment energy to come alive

in each moment

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flowers photo via beantz on tumblr, with text by David Thomas
Thich Nhat Hanh quote via babydoll1976 on Tumblr

For David, thanks for your inspiring words and ways.
RiP September 2013

11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. mummaz
    Sep 26, 2012 @ 16:06:57

    a mind that is full of beauty is a gift, to see goodness in all would pave the way to a peaceful existance, is this a dream that is beyond reality?



  2. realkadampa
    Sep 27, 2012 @ 22:35:14

    I used to get blown away when my teacher Gen Tharchin said we impute characteristics, mind and object arise in the same ‘moment’. Karma eh 🙂



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  4. Jas Baku
    Sep 28, 2012 @ 09:28:50

    Tarchin was your teacher? He’s amazing! One of those you really think could’ve made it; and is actually teaching direct from Keajra.
    Mind blowing?! Object and mind are mutually dependent. In each moment a conceptual mind appears its object, and it all disintegrates as soon as it arises. And this all happens in dependence upon our Karma.
    Yeah blows my mind too 😉



  5. realkadampa
    Sep 28, 2012 @ 10:37:39

    yeah, he’s like, they arise 1000 times a second but we don’t see that because we are grasping so tightly. Our experience of time is a total distortion 🙂



    • Jas Baku
      Oct 03, 2012 @ 04:19:03

      1000 times a second?! If we could just catch a glimpse of subtle impermanence in action it could change our lives.
      I like Chandrakirti – ‘all 3 times are functioning things, and as as such are necessarily present’ (paraphrase). The past and future only exist in the present moment. And as you say, that doesn’t even last for a 1000th of a second.
      And yet we tend to be so screwed up by what did and could happen.
      It’s just mad :s



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