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A few photos from Daneshill (Anti-Unconventional Gas) Community Protection Camp and Daneshill nature reserve

— 5 hours ago with 2 notes
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What is love? ‘Love’ is an astonishingly misconceived word in daily living. The ordinary man cannot really imagine ‘love’ apart from the desire for possession. Indeed, the desire for possession becomes the touchstone for gauging its sincerity.

The state of mind that is genuine love is self-sufficient, has a non-spacial character, and is independent of physical presence or sensual contact: no expectation of anything from the ‘other’, demanding nothing.

One cannot find love by seeking it. Love cannot be cultivated. Love can only happen in a relationship that is based on harmony. And harmony in relationships can happen only with the total acceptance, not merely intellectual acceptance, that life really means a series of happenings, strictly according to God’s Will or the Cosmic Law.

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Ramesh S. Balsekar (via oceanandwave)
— 5 hours ago with 12 notes
#relationships 
"There is no thing in this world that is that important. As long as you believe it is important, you will never awaken. You can’t. For you are caught up in maya. You are playing the game. You are still involved in the leela. You’re feeling things. You’re reacting to things. You’re arguing about things. You’re debating things. You’re still not sure."
— 16 hours ago with 8 notes
"Without concepts, leave your awareness, just as it is, in the steady vision of appearances. If you can do so, that is the best of meditations. In terms of recognizing the nature of awareness, the spiritual mentors of the past stated that it could be ascertained in the interval following the cessation of one thought and prior to the arising of the next thought. In that interval there is an emptiness. How long is this interval? It’s a mistake to think it is short in duration. Rather, it is the very nature of both samsara and nirvana. In the very steady vision of appearances, right in the instant, in the instantaneous vision of the instantaneous moment of appearances, you can recognize the essential nature of the mind."
Gyatrul Rinpoche (via ashramof1)
— 17 hours ago with 80 notes
#meditation 
"A man who has no doubts
And whose mind is one with the Self
No longer looks for ways to find freedom."
Ashtavakra Gita (via lucifelle)

(via lucifelle)

— 1 day ago with 59 notes
"Don’t trust what you have been taught, what you think, what you believe, what you hope. Deeper than that, trust the silence of your being."
Gangaji (via tobiji)

(via lazylucid)

— 1 day ago with 496 notes
"Based on small case studies, the top 5 regrets of dying are: 1) Not living life being true to self 2) Having worked too hard 3) Not having the courage to express feelings 4) Not staying in touch with friends, and 5) Not letting yourself be happier."
— 1 day ago with 7360 notes
22teachings:

From “Dreams: Visions of the Night” by French illustrator Grandville, who produced this dream picture shortly before his death #dreams #dreaming #contrast #light #darkness

22teachings:

From “Dreams: Visions of the Night” by French illustrator Grandville, who produced this dream picture shortly before his death #dreams #dreaming #contrast #light #darkness

(via electricjunk)

— 1 day ago with 39 notes
"Devotion is love directed towards an ‘other’. Divested of the ‘other’ our devotion finds nothing to turn towards and, as a result, vacillates for a moment, flows back to its source, and stands revealed as pure love."
Rupert Spira (via oceanandwave)
— 1 day ago with 4 notes
"Change no one. Change nothing. React to no one, react to nothing. Do not live in the past and do not, worry about the future. Stay in the eternal now, where all is well. After all you are me and I am you. There’s no difference. Do not react to the world. Do not even react to your own body. Do not even react to your own thoughts. Learn to become the witness. Learn to be quiet."
Robert Adams (via 1he-art)

(via dannyblue2013)

— 2 days ago with 1234 notes
#meditation 
'Robin Hood' perches on top of the Dart Energy Coal bed methane rig in Daneshill Nottinghamshire, occupied at 5am this morning (with help from a few merry men and women!). It’s been an amazing 24 hours on camp, tremendous team effort and good fortune on the full moon. Unfortunately we couldn't see the eclipse here in the U.K. At 10.38am it’s now time to finally get some sleep for a while as press and police begin to arrive. 
http://occupylondon.org.uk/daneshill-community-protection-camp-by-linwe-ar-feiniel/

My Livestream channel: https://bambuser.com/channel/elfstreamer

'Robin Hood' perches on top of the Dart Energy Coal bed methane rig in Daneshill Nottinghamshire, occupied at 5am this morning (with help from a few merry men and women!). It’s been an amazing 24 hours on camp, tremendous team effort and good fortune on the full moon. Unfortunately we couldn't see the eclipse here in the U.K. At 10.38am it’s now time to finally get some sleep for a while as press and police begin to arrive.

http://occupylondon.org.uk/daneshill-community-protection-camp-by-linwe-ar-feiniel/ My Livestream channel: https://bambuser.com/channel/elfstreamer
— 2 days ago with 4 notes
#personal  #fracking  #coal bed methane  #extreme energy  #activism  #blood moon  #robin hood