"Perhaps he was only looking toward the ocean as I had been looking, as if the shore were miraculous, as if the water could wash our souls clean"

Anne Rice - Tale of the Body Thief

"Some say that my teaching is nonsense. Others call it lofty but impractical. But to those who have looked inside themselves, this nonsense makes perfect sense. And to those who put it into practice, this loftiness has roots that go deep."

Lao Tzu (via thecalminside)

themagicfarawayttree:

constellations

themagicfarawayttree:

constellations

"It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed."

Ram Dass (via thecalminside)

"As an individual
Often dresses in different clothes,
Even so, Krishna, the Buddha, the Christ
And many others
Are the same God
Clothed in different garb."

Sri Chinmoy
from Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 77
(via sri-chinmoy)

Just as you are (via theawakenedstate)

(via theawakenedstate)

"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."

Thích Nhất Hạnh (via purplebuddhaproject)

(via juswords)

(Source: maa-kali, via universal-wanderer)

centuriespast:

Eugene Boudin (1824-1898), French        
Plougastel. Le Passage du Bac, 1870       
Oil on panel on board    
La Salle University Art Museum

centuriespast:

Eugene Boudin (1824-1898), French        

Plougastel. Le Passage du Bac, 1870       

Oil on panel on board    

La Salle University Art Museum

(via megacosms)

(via dirtyflowerchild)

"What is to give light must first endure burning."

Victor Frankl (via clothedinsky)

(Source: spirithousesatsang, via thecalminside)

"If it pleases you, take it. I do not lose what I give."

armand 

anne rice, the vampire lestat

Let it go and it returns to you, but dominate it and say “you must be mine,” and you lose it.

sapta-loka:

Alan Watts

"Your library is your portrait."

Holbrook Jackson  (via allthingssoulful)

(Source: writingquotes, via voiceofnature)

"A starving man is not ‘interested’ in food,
nor is a drowning man ‘interested’ in air.
For one longing for Liberation,
Self-knowledge is not an interest, it’s vital."

Mooji (via lazyyogi)

(via ashramof1)

h4ilstorm:

Iguazú (by dataichi)

h4ilstorm:

Iguazú (by dataichi)

(via mstrkrftz)