Learning From The Masters | Thursday Thoughts …

Everyone is seeking balance in life, and as far as I know it as a teacher, balance comes with the steps to life-freedom, which is the philosophy of Yoga, together with practice, and values for your life. What is the lasting approach to finding balance? Here are some quotes to get that balance we all seem to be seeking: I’ve drawn on what has inspired me over the last 25 years in my practice and teaching.

“Your Meditation is your medication…once it has worked for you, you throw away the medication; throw away the Meditation and get a new one” — Osho.

“If you can’t let it go, let it in” — Dainin Katagiri.

Nothing is missing, says Zen Master Lin-Chi. The ordinary person probably does already live with zen values.

You can’t get there from here, and besides there is no place to goSheldon Kopp.

Appreciate happiness: happiness seems like such a small thing when you have it, but when it’s gone you realise how big it really is — Gorky.

I have only three things to teach: simplicity, patience and compassionLao Tzu, 7th Century Zen master.

May all beings know joy. (From the Four Noble Truths of Zen).

Anywhere you are is a sacred place — Joseph Campbell.

Learn to forgive yourself, again, and again, and again — Sheldon Kopp.

Spend some time alone every day — Dalai Lama in his book, 18 Rules To Live By.

Balance is what happens when you know in your heart something is right. This is from me, suZen.

‘Be in awe of the mystery.’ This quote is from a man to whom harmony in the Universe was of prime importance, something Albert Einstein said with great beauty and lucidity.

Published by SuZen

Teacher of Zen and Yoga Meditation, Writer and Spoken Word Artist SuZen

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