Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm – Birds never carry suitcases…..

‘Meditators are like birds that soar through the sky and rise to the peaks. Birds never carry suitcases! Skillful meditators soar free from all their burdens and rise to the beautiful peaks of their minds. It is on such summits of perception that meditators will understand, from their own direct experience, the meaning of what we call “mind.”At the same time, they will also understand the nature of what we call “self,”“God,”“the world,”“the universe,” the whole lot.It’s there that they become enlightened—not in the realm of thought,but on the soaring summits of silence within their mind…

Ajahn Brahm

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