Meditation

 

Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality. – Thích Nhất Hạnh

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Thirty spokes of a wheel all join at a common hub
yet only the hole at the centre
allows the wheel to spin
Clay is moulded to form a cup
yet only the space within
allows the cup to hold water
Walls are joined to make a room
yet only by cutting out a door and a window
can one enter the room and live there

Thus, when a thing has existence alone
it is mere dead weight
Only when it has wu, does it have life

Verse 11, Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu

(Wu is nothingness, emptiness, nonexistence)

Source : Discover Meditation by Shelley Costello, read the whole article here: http://EzineArticles.com/7297328

 

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More meditation quotes at The Quote Garden: http://www.quotegarden.com/meditation.html

 

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