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"Facts are many, but the truth is one."

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"Facts are many, but the truth is one." by House 0f Leaves
—Rabindranath Tagore Films that express a certain spiritual truth for me. Please comment if you understand. Please comment if you don’t. “Siddhartha had wanted to drown himself in this river; the old, tired, despairing Siddhartha was today drowned in it. The new Siddhartha felt a deep love for this flowing water and decided that he would not leave it again so quickly.” — Siddhartha, Hesse “The river laughed.” — Siddhartha, Hesse “All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts…” — Dhammapada, Buddha “Behold but One in all things; it is the second that leads you astray.” — Kabir “Pursue not the outer… Read more

—Rabindranath Tagore

Films that express a certain spiritual truth for me. Please comment if you understand. Please comment if you don’t.

“Siddhartha had wanted to drown himself in this river; the old, tired, despairing Siddhartha was today drowned in it. The new Siddhartha felt a deep love for this flowing water and decided that he would not leave it again so quickly.”

— Siddhartha, Hesse

“The river laughed.”
— Siddhartha, Hesse

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts…”
— Dhammapada, Buddha

“Behold but One in all things; it is the second that leads you astray.”
— Kabir

“Pursue not the outer entanglements,
Dwell not in the inner void;
Be serene in the oneness of things,
And dualism vanishes of itself.”

— de Caussade

“The astrolabe of the mysteries of God is love.”
— Jalal-uddin Rumi

“We make an idol of truth itself; for truth apart from charity is not God, but his image and idol, which we must neither love nor worship.”
— Pascal

“When the heart weeps for what it has lost, the spirit laughs for what it has found.”
— Anonymous Sufi Aphorism

“True love differs in this from dross and clay,
That to divide is not to take away.”

— Eckhart

“The further one travels, the less one knows.”
— Lao Tzu

“‘What is the ultimate teaching of Buddhism?’
‘You won’t understand it until you have it.’”

— Shih-t’ou

“Sixty-six times have these eyes beheld the changing scenes of Autumn.
I have said enough about moonlight,
Ask me no more.
Only listen to the sound of pines and cedars, when no wind blows.”

— Ryo-Nen

“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment;
Cleverness is mere opinion, bewilderment is intuition.”

— Jalal-uddin Rumi

“Learning consists in adding to one’s stock day by day. The practice of Tao consists in subtracting day by day: subtracting and yet again subtracting until one has reached inactivity.”
— Lao Tzu

“In other living creatures ignorance of self is nature; in man it is vice.”
— Boethius

“Nothing burns in hell but hell itself.”
— Theologia Germanica

“Troubled or still, water is always water. What difference can embodiment or disembodiment make to the Liberated? Whether calm or in tempest, the sameness of the Ocean suffers no change,”
— Yogavasistha

“‘How does a man sit himself in harmony with the Tao?’
‘I am already out of harmony.’”

— Shih-t’ou

“How shall I grasp it? Do not grasp it. That which remains when there is no more grasping is the Self.”
— Panchadasi

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