Mysticism

Mysticism The sun can only be seen by the light of the sun. The more a man or woman knows, the greater …

The Birds Find Their King

The Birds Find Their King Once more they ventured from the Dust to raise Their Eyes — up to the Throne — …

The Eternal Mirror

The Eternal Mirror Not You but I, have seen and been and wrought Who in your Fraction of Myself behold Myself within …

The Hound of Heaven

The Hound of Heaven I fled Him, down the nights and down the days; I fled Him, down the arches of the …

Brief Biography of Michael Maier

Michael Maier Count Michael Maier was a Lutheran alchemist and physician at the courts of Emperor Rudolf II and Moritz of Hessen-Kassel. …

Taizan Maezumi Roshi

In studying ourselves In studying ourselves We find the harmony That is our total existence We do not make harmony We do …

Images, however sacred

Images, however sacred Images, however sacred they may be, retain the attention outside, whereas at the time of prayer the attention must …

That Taste

That Taste He who tasted the everlasting love Shall be the sincere friend to all the slaves He who tasted the everlasting …

Saint Animal

Saint Animal Suddenly it was clear to me — I was something I hadn’t been before. It was as if the animal …

Song at Dawn

Song at Dawn When they sang together, when my morning stars sang as the night was ending and light came up from …

Becoming sky & earth

Becoming sky & earth Becoming sky & earth Wind & light Becoming flesh & spirit All that truly is & all that …

Though he has no form

Though he has no form Though he has no form my eyes saw him, his glory is fire in my mind that …

Realisation of Dreams and Mind

Realisation of Dreams and Mind Lord Paindapa, you who practice yogic discipline! Your name has been prophesied by the devas; what a …

That which was not, came

That which was not, came That which was not, came. That which came must go. Muktananda, remain calm and steady in the …

Mukteshwari

Mukteshwari Kundalini Shakti is the prana of the universe. By the power of this great Goddess the universe exists. Muktananda, know Her. …

Verses on the Five Ranks

Verses on the Five Ranks The Apparent within the Real: In the third watch of the night Before the moon appears, No …

The Rainy Season

The Rainy Season In whom longing for the Beloved hath taken abode, Every moment his body becometh feeble and enervated. A stream …

Sound Celestial

Sound Celestial Listen, O friend, to the thunderous roar of Shabd, Which reverberates throughout the firmament. Water, which becomes turbid by relishing …

Glimpse of the Invisible

Glimpse of the Invisible Lightning flashed in my eye, O friend, And brightly did shine the light of the moon. I got …

Within This Body

Within This Body Within this body breathes the secret essence. Within this body beats the heart of the Vedas. Within this body …

I Will Remain With You…

I Will Remain With You… You reign at the Father’s right hand In the kingdom of his eternal glory As God’s Word …

Riprap

Riprap Lay down these words Before your mind like rocks. placed solid, by hands In choice of place, set Before the body …

Idle Wandering

Idle Wandering go where my mind will sit when my heart’s still drink when I’m thirsty and sing when I’m drunk when …

No Ordinary Goods

No Ordinary Goods I made my intellect a friend to me But my heart wouldn’t accept the advice he gave; The heart …

Youful – E. E. Cummings

youful larger of smallish) Humble a rosily ,nimblest; c-urlin-g noworld Silent is blue (sleep!new girlgold ~ youful… (17) – E. E. Cummings …