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Existence is a mystery. ❤️☀️☮️☯️🌸🌈🧘🏻‍♀️🕉🙏

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness

Life is not a problem or a puzzle to be solved. Life is a mystery to be loved and to be lived. And the mystery is not something far away, the mystery is something that is very obvious, herenow. The mystery is the this-ness of existence; hence the answer of the guru, "Life is a river." These answers are tremendously important. They don't appear important on the surface. It certainly can drive a person who has been working for decades to reach to the Master crazy, who has wasted his whole life to reach to the Master, to know the mystery of life - and the Master says, "Life is a river," or "A cup of tea," or "The cypress tree in the courtyard," or "Three pounds of flax." It will drive anybody crazy. But the answers are tremendously beautiful. This moment is the answer, whatever it is. There is no other answer. The facticity of this moment is the answer. Truth is herenow, but the ego is never satisfied with the truth that is herenow. The ego wants something difficult, it thrives on difficulties. The ego lives through great challenges. If life is only a cup of tea, where will your ego find the ground to stand on? If life is only the cypress tree in the courtyard, how will you become a great saint, a mahatma? There is no possibility left - the ego will have to disappear. If truth is so simple and obvious, then the ego cannot be nourished. There is nothing left to be nourished on. Remember Lao Tzu's famous statement: "Seek and you will never find; do not seek and it is already found." In seeking you go astray, because seeking means "my will", non-seeking means let-go, disappearance of the ego. And whenever you are not, God is. Lao Tzu is right: seek and you will miss; do not seek and find.

On the spiritual path, things which ordinarily appear contradictory become complementary. Be impatiently patient, or be patiently impatient; but both have to be together. If you choose one, there is danger. Patience alone is going to become laziness; impatience alone is going to become unnecessary anguish, anxiety. They both are needed, balanced; so impatience keeps you longing, waiting, and patience keeps you from becoming tense, from creating anxiety. Both have their parts to fulfill on the spiritual path. A deep harmony is needed with every step; a little imbalance and you will be lost. Non-seeking is the way to find. It will look very strange, illogical, but this is how it is. This existence is illogical; that's why we call it a mystery. If it were logical there would be no mystery. If the existence were logical then there would be no need for religion, science would have been enough. Science would have discovered everything if the existence were logical. But it is not; fortunately, it is not. Logic only goes to a certain extent, and then it flops. And when logic flops the real existence begins. Existence is a mystery. The way to it is not logic but love. The way to it is not prose but poetry. The way to it is not the head but the heart.❤️

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Hello my number1 reader 🤣😂 What do you love about this? 🤣😂❤️

I love how you explain it 😄 I am surprised that you have so much knowledge 😄❤️My friend ❤️

Aweee thank you my little 👼 we just need to raise our awareness through lessons and Koko is your bestie 🤣😂🫂❤️❤️

Yes 🤣🤣 your welcome bestie ❤️❤️ Can you be my teacher 😉 ? 🤣🤣

Aweee I’m your bestie n your confident if needed. You can count in Koko anytime 🤣😂❤️❤️❤️👍

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Speaking of which, so many apologies posts, make Koko sweat reading it 😅🤣🤣🤣

🤣🤣🤣 I need to write or tally how many times I say sorry 🤣🤣🤣

Must be exhausted with all those apologies 😅Say it once, don’t do it again and leave it alone. 🤣🤣🤣💨💨💨

🤣🤣 🤣

Life is a mystery and it’s full of surprises 😄

Yes it is. So how do we go about life? 🤣😂❤️

We just go with the flow 😄🙏🤣🤣

Yes go with the flow and use your heart not your head ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Exactly go with your heart’s content and desires ❤️

Do things that rings a bell in your heart 😌❤️

Yes definitely ❤️🫂

🫂❤️❤️❤️🌻🌸xox

The more knowledgeable we are the more we understand the world 😄

Knowledge is the intellectual part that we are fed with but be intelligent in viewing things is the key 🤣🤣😂😂😂👍

Yes 😄 it is key

🤣🤣🤣 informations are out there. We can search, look up all we want but when it comes to your core of existence, use your intelligence to activate your awareness. ❤️👍

😄 yes that is true 😄

I’m glad 😃 it’s true. Hiba is always right 👍🤣

I am always right but I sometimes am wrong 🤣

I am contradicting myself 🤣🤣

There’s beauty in contradiction, that’s how you grow n thrive. Straight lines are made out of dots. Be contradictory to get to the truth. 🤗👍

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It’s enough talk for Hiba already. What’s for lunch? 😋🤣😂

probably chicken and maybe a cheese sandwich 🤣🤣🤣

Aweee chicken for nation 🤣😂🤣😂

🤣🤣I should leave them alone 🤣👍🏻

Leave them chicks alone 😂😂😂Be a pescatarian like Koko 🤣😂👍

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I wonder how the river is for golden boy 🤣🤣

Hibernating, zesty with his teddy bear 🧸 🤣😂😂

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Be patient, in time 🤣😂😂😂👍

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Someone's learning 🤣🤣

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Takes time but it’s getting there for someone 🤣😂😂👍

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

No rush😉🤣🤣

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Make sure lots of deep breathing 🤣😂😂👍

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Xanax n few beers will do🤣🤣.

Imnotright
Imnotright in reply to Hidden

Oh man. That helps alot.

🤣😂🤣😂 Bromance at large 👍👍👍

😂😂😂😂😂😂

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Hb2003

The river is flowing well🙏🤣

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

Good 🤣👍🏻😄

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Hb2003

🤣How is your river?

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

It’s been too full 🤣🤣

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Hb2003

Flooding?🤣

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

Yes 🤣🤣🤣

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Hb2003

No good🤣. Dont go with the flow then. Find a boat🤣

Full of 🐣 🤣😂😂😂

Yes super cute 🥰 and is filled with cute floof

Tender 🤣😂😂😂

Warm cozy soft floof heaven

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Hb2003

Too many adjectives 🤣

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

Ahem sorry 🤣🤣

We talked about it, too little time for so many sorries 🤣🤣🤣

gosh 🤣🤣

What r u gonna do today? Goshhhhhh I’ll do whatever I wanna do 🤣🤣🤣😂😂😂👍

🤣🤣🤣

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Calm down napoleon. Go feed Tina 🤣

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Didnt he feed the llama like leftover lasagna ?🤣🤣

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Yessss Tina rewarded him with some spits 🤣😂😂😂

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Tina, come and get your dinner you fat lard🤣 Gosh

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

No sorries here🤣. It's all good👍

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

I say sorry too much 🤣🤣

Heaven on earth for Hiba 🤣😂👍❤️

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Save the chicks from drowning Hiba. Get them in your boat🤣

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

Yes and I will hug them 🫂❤️❤️🥰

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Hb2003

Yay🤗👍

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

I hope they will not bite me 🤣🤣

Hiba just have to add sci-fi factor in 🤣🤣🤣

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Hb2003

Maybe a few little pecks. Wont hurt🤣🤣

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

🤣🤣🤣

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

This is steering to a new direction 😂😂😂

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Where are we going?🤣

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Heading to Babylon , who’s on board?! 🤣😂😂 Heard there’s lots of parties there 🤣😂😂

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Could be a long trip. Might need some snacks

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Hiba’s chick fillets can be snacks 🤣😂😂😂

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

We should make Koko walk the plank for that kind of talk🤣🤣

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

What’s dis? I’m master at balancing, but this is smash talking 🤣😂🤣😂

NOO

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Them 🐥 🐥🐥 come with Hiba will poke some holes in koko’s boat 🤣🤣🤣

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

That's no good😮. We will have to keep them off the deck👍🤣

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Throw a couple of Hiba’s lemon meringue pie flecks in the river, they will jump off the boat ASAP 🤣🤣🤣

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

They will have to look for their own boat🤣

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

Rude much 😤 🤣🤣🤣

Slap 👋 party I detect 🤣😂😂😂

A hundred slaps 👋🤣🤣

NOO I will not kill my little chicks 🐥

They can swim Hiba 🤣😂😂😂

They can’t eat pie 🤣🤣🤣

Chicks are not koko’s department, just keep them off the boat 🤣😂😂😂

No I will use there cuteness to prevent you 😄🐥🥰

Prevent me from what?! Koko will do whatever Koko gonna do 🤣😂😂😂

I will bring a huge chick robot that will pick you up 🤣🤣

Is there laser beams coming from the hoohah?, I want those robots 😂😂😂😂

🤣🤣 out of its eyes 👀

U can run, u can hide, but you can’t escape Hiba’s lunch 🤣😂😂😂

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Backflow I think 🤣😂😂😂

Imnotright
Imnotright in reply to Hb2003

No pie?

No pie today for Hiba, she’s onto chicks fillet now 🤣😂😂😂

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Imnotright

No pie for the chicks 🥰

The chicks is the meal itself 🤣😂😂❤️

The chick bot is angry

Imnotright
Imnotright in reply to Hb2003

😳😳😳😳

Imnotright
Imnotright in reply to Hb2003

I thot the chick eats pie everyday!!

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Imnotright

🤣🤣 but it would hurt them 😕

Imnotright
Imnotright in reply to Hb2003

But I thot you were the chick?

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Imnotright

🤣🤣🤣🤣

Imnotright
Imnotright in reply to Hb2003

😜😜😜😜

Hidden
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The more patient we are the more we can start understanding those immense mysteries. If we are in a hurry we will always miss. To be in a hurry is to miss life. When we are seeking we are always in a hurry and we never find. Waiting patiently, sitting silently and doing nothing, the spring comes and the grass grows by itself. 🙏☯️❇

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

😄🙏 true

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

We use logic to perceive and hope to achieve things when things are like the seeds. The seeds will grow on their own. That’s the beauty of mystery. ☮️☯️🌈🙏

"Life is a river. You can choose to be rock in the river and let life pass around you and slowly wear you down, Or you can be as a leaf and float along with the current and experience all life has to offer." Me...

That’s beautiful Lazaruslong. Hope your Sunday is as peaceful as the leaf floats along the river. 🤗🌈🌞🌸🙏

Thank you, and the same back to you.☮️

Sorry was moving to new apartment today. No play, no fun for me today....

Oh wow that is exciting no? New apartment, new chance to decorate the place? 🤣🤣😂👍

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

Dudes dont get excited about decorating 🤣🤣

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Gosshhhh such a buzz killer. I love decorating, new everything 🤣😂🤣😂

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

I enjoy decorating 🤣🤣

Hb2003
Hb2003 in reply to Hidden

I do it’s fun and therapeutic 😄🤣🤣

Golden group had spoken, what is your decorating theme GB2? 🤣😂😂😂

Hidden
Hidden in reply to GreatMindfulness

I think hes on beer break🤣🤷🏻‍♂️

GreatMindfulness
GreatMindfulness in reply to Hidden

Your fault, u gave him the nirvana potion formula 🤣😂😂😂

Ouch. I punched out and went home..My decorating theme? As in?

I get it now. Beer cans....

For your new pad. What’s the theme? Bachelor party theme or Hilda’s style ?! 🤣😂😂😂

My number one was centerfolds but thot better of it and said beer cans...😁😁😁😁

And some dart board. Question: why do people always throw darts when they are drunk ?! 🤣😂😂😂

To throw straight???

There’s no such thing as straight GB2 🤣😂😂

Oh. Carp....

Just watching my language there

Oh Carp? Carpe diem? 🤣😂😂😂😂

Yes ma'am

🤣😂😂 too formal 😅😂😂

Respect

Aweeee thank you GB2 🤗❤️👍

Always from this guy

Awee GB2, you sure are a gentleman 👍

Thank you very much. You guys and gals are cool!!😎

You’re welcomed. Like wise 👍U like tacos? Hiba just posted 🤣🤣🤣

Oh yeah. Burns hole in stomach.

Oh no too much cheese? 🤣😂😂

The shell😁😁😁

Hard shell I supposed, talk to Hiba. She likes hard shell ones 🤣😂😂

Good to know!!!😂😂😂😂

Come join us on Hiba’s taco post, it’s fun 🤗😂

Working on moving. Taking a break. If I get back on soon enough I will

Thank you for that read. It seems to equate that life is "Ordered Chaos" or "Randomness with Precision".

Always two sides of the same coin. Have a peaceful Sunday Tidus 🤗🌈🙏

I'm trying to but it's not going well. I wanted to cease this existence not too long ago and released from the hospital. I just want peace. I'm tired of pain. I am practicing to be in the now, to be in the present. To do like all wounded creatures and heal but I feel like I'm in the vicious cycle and will eventually cease and be ripped from my body in a violent manner. I haven't taken the time to meditate properly and I will try this week!

I’m so sorry about that Tidus. I’m glad you are aware of living in the now. I understand when you don’t feel well with your body, it is hard to process anything. I hope you can find the right treatment and medications for your pain. We can’t push meditation but maybe practice deep breathing and few yoga stretches might relax your body. Much love and lights to you. 🌈🙏xxx

“To exist is to be something, as distinguished from the nothing of non-existence, it is to be an entity of a specific nature made of specific attributes. Centuries ago, the man who was—no matter what his errors—the greatest of your philosophers, has stated the formula defining the concept of existence and the rule of all knowledge: A is A. A thing is itself. You have never grasped the meaning of his statement. I am here to complete it: Existence is Identity, Consciousness is Identification.

Whatever you choose to consider, be it an object, an attribute or an action, the law of identity remains the same. A leaf cannot be a stone at the same time, it cannot be all red and all green at the same time, it cannot freeze and burn at the same time. A is A. “

That’s beautiful. Thank you for bringing new knowledge to my attention. At the same time, Osho always gave so much contradictory statements that you can’t make any scripture out of it: “a man is only absolutely free when there’s no identity left”. A person with no mind is a happy person. 🙏

Here’s more:

“Man’s essential characteristic is his rational faculty. Man’s mind is his basic means of survival—his only means of gaining knowledge . . . .

In order to sustain its life, every living species has to follow a certain course of action required by its nature. The action required to sustain human life is primarily intellectual: everything man needs has to be discovered by his mind and produced by his effort. Production is the application of reason to the problem of survival”

Without the mind, survival - and therefore happiness - is impossible.

Very nice. Again back to his contradictory statements always, “Intellect is of the head; it is taught by others, it is imposed on you. You have to cultivate it. It is borrowed, it is something foreign, it is not inborn. But the intelligence is inborn. It is your very being. It is your nature”. Authenticity is key as our own existence is the core of being. 🙏

If his statements are contradictory, that by definition means that some of what he’s saying must be untrue...

You see, that’s the beauty of Osho. A straight line is a collection of dots. Life is not logical, it’s absurd, it’s a paradox, nothing for or against it. Osho teaching is for us to think and draw our own understanding. It is the gaps, the silence between his words. He emphasized on communicating to the heart rather than mind. Our mind receives words while heart receives the silence in between words. When it comes to our own existence, we choose whatsoever closed to our heart. 🙏

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