perennial philosophy

Coming Across God

God is deaf; It is blind; It is dull, dark, and dumb. Ears and eyes and wit are windows to …

Already Free

Phenomenological attitude is where I go for vacation. It’s an all-included package for free. It’s not mental, not intellectual, not …

The Bafflefield

The out there is in here. Nothing is outside me, for without me there would be neither inside nor outside. …

Prison Break

I have become world-loose again; warm and detached, I am nearing the sun that melts the shackles of these cunning …

My Eroma

This veil! It is transparent, and the beloved in plain sight. But I am blinded by what I’ve taken to …

You Are Always Complete

The present is light and free; what burdens and suffocates it are the stories that are hanging from it. The …

I see; therefore you are

The fact that the human intellect can recognize in the cosmos two distinct essences, the subject and the object, the …

It Is Full of Empty

It gives Itself in one form or another. Now as boring, now as exciting; often as dreadful, and sometimes as …

The Divine Murmur

Speech holds the Real; it is the light that illumines the sight; it is the flute that animates the shadows …

The Play of Masks

I wear a mask made of nothing, you don’t see it on my face but I feel it all the …

The Soul is Eternal

Experience of time arises only where there is consciousness of eternity. Our awareness of the impermanence of worldly existence presupposes …

We Are Home

We came upon a face concealed in the field, One which sees in all directions but is itself unseen. Our …

Spiritual Experience

Human experience: Experience in which the subject is the spirit and the object is nature. Spiritual experience: Experience in which …

There is Nothing to Know

All my life I had been plagued with a fundamental need to know, to know not in quantities but that …

The Passing

All things pass but the passing. All things appear and disappear in the passing, but the passing itself neither appears …

My Perennials

I see, and I see from a dimension into which no creature can look. I roll in plain sight but …