Tag Archives: Gandhi

Call off the Struggle

The Struggle Two Zen monks were walking through the woods. Suddenly, one Zen monk turned to the other and slapped him. “Ouch! Why did you do that!” cried the slapped monk. The first said, “I’m Zen monk, I can get away with shit like that.” It is so very simple. And the ego loves to complicate it. Really, there is absolutely no need to struggle. In the Indian epic, the Mahabharata—the great 50,000 verse epic poem of human delusion and foible, the climactic scene takes place Read more [...]

If you’re happy…

If you’re happy … Congratulations. Don’t waste your time with this…go, be happy (and share your journey in the comments). If you’re not happy, it’s not because you’re ill, or you’re poor, or you don’t have a good relationship, or you’re not attractive/fit/smart/capable enough, or that you don’t deserve happiness…it’s simply because you are uneasy. You have forgotten how to be. Somewhere back there you started to take the ego’s game too seriously. All you have to Read more [...]