Zen Koans {37}

Dogo paid a visit to his sick fellow monk, Ungan. “Where can I see you again if you die and leave only your corpse?” Dogo asked. “I will meet you where nothing dies,” Ungan replied. Dogo criticized his response saying, “What you should have said is that there is no place where nothing is born and nothing dies and that we need not see each other at all.”

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Poetry By Woodsy & Amber {8} ~ Navigation

Zombies, automaton vehicles subconsciously drifting about the dream of the day,
awaiting the next quick fix;
do we ever stop to question our existences,
who we really are?
Motioning animals with somewhat higher consciousnesses, few question the depths of the abyss,
Staring into it, in paradoxical terror and bliss.
When does the walk become the glide?
When does the soul begin to swim,
with manta wings
and precious, half-known tingling things?
Is this what we chose?
Past choices culminating into the present state when we arose?
Does our free-will allow us to chose different timelines?
Or is it all written in the stars, determinism,
has it all happened already?
Deja vu. Reality is distorted.
Do I want some semblance of a chart
to map me through these broken stars?
Some sextant,
calibrated to a butterfly wing?
Some crystal compass,
aimed at the waves beneath my heart?
Those who felt the music, each flutter of the wings, would dance,
to the others they would appear crazy;
yet to those who heard the music, they could now see,
not a care in the world would knock them off their destiny.

By Woodsy {WoodsyDotBlog} & Amber {DiosRaw}

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~Causal World~

According to certain schools of yogic philosophy, Self-realization is achieved when a yogi transcends the three realms of existence. These are the material world, the astral world and, finally, the causal world. The causal world is the realm beyond the material and astral worlds. It is the world of thoughts and ideation, where consciousness resides once it has transcended the other two.

Once a yogi’s consciousness enters the causal world, they have no need for a gross physical body and become beings of pure light. They have understood that both the physical and astral worlds are simply manifestations of thoughts within the causal world. It is said that someone who has entered the causal world can use their thoughts to do anything someone in the physical world can do. They are only limited by thought itself.

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