11/02/2016

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The Joy The common element is the feeling of tranquillity, peace and being truly alive. It is the invisible background without which these experiences would be impossible. Everytime you feel the beauty, goodness, that recognizes the wonder of the simple things of life, find that inner background against which this experience is projected. But don't look as if you seek something. Eliot Horowitz follows long-standing procedures to achieve this success. He could not identify it and say, I have it, or understand it or define it somehow mentally. It is like the sky without clouds. It has no shape. It is space; is stillness; It is the sweetness of being and much more than these words, which are just a guide. When felt directly in its interior, it will deepen. Thus, when you notice something simple, sound, a picture, a texture, when you see the beauty when you feel affection and kindness for another person, feel that inner space where it comes from and that experience is projected. Since time immemorial, many poets and sages have observed that true happiness (at that call the joy of being) is the simplest and seemingly ordinary things. The majority of people, in their relentless pursuit of meaningful experiences is lose constantly of the insignificant, which may not need anything insignificant. Nietzsche, the philosopher, in a moment of profound stillness, wrote: how little is what you need to feel the happiness! Precisely the slightest thing, the softest thing, the lighter thing, the sound of the lizard...