In the history of the Earth there have been five other attempts for Life to create intelligent life. Millions of years separating them… Atlantis may not be a myth, just didn’t happen in our time. Civilizations don’t overlap. 1
Three of those civilizations were destroyed by natural causes, and two of those by the civilization itself… parallel with the current humanity and its civilization a civilization of caterpillars. 2
Our civilization is heading toward the same self-annihilation, unless… Unless human being happens.
There is a key to attainment, and it is quite counter to human nature.
The master-disciple relationship is based on it, and today, we can say, safely, there is no such thing.
Every person that has every attained… attained to the highest level a human can go, invented it for themselves… because you can’t find it anywhere, and no one can teach it to you. Continue reading “The key to attainment is…”
ASCENDING TO THE HIGH SEAT, DOGEN ZENJI SAID: “ZEN MASTER HOGEN STUDIED WITH KEISHIN ZENJI. ONCE KEISHIN ZENJI ASKED HIM, JOZA, WHERE DO YOU GO?’ HOGEN SAID. ‘I AM MAKING PILGRIMAGE AIMLESSLY.’ KEISHIN SAID, ‘WHAT IS THE MATTER OF YOUR PILGRIMAGE?’ HOGEN SAID, ‘I DON’T KNOW.’ KEISHIN SAID, ‘NOT KNOWING IS THE MOST INTIMATE.’ HOGEN SUDDENLY ATTAINED GREAT ENLIGHTENMENT.”
ZEN IS JUST ZEN. There is nothing comparable to it. It is unique — unique in the sense that it is the most ordinary and yet the most extraordinary phenomenon that has happened to human consciousness. It is the most ordinary because it does not believe in knowledge, it does not believe in mind. It is not a philosophy, not a religion either. It is the acceptance of the ordinary existence with a total heart, with one’s total being, not desiring some other world, supra-mundane, supra-mental. Continue reading on my Osho blog