non-duality

A Quote by Lankavatara Sutra on buddhism, reality, non-duality, oneness, and religion

False-imagination teaches that such things as light and shade, long and short, black and white are different and are to be discriminated; but they are not independent of each other; they are only different aspects of the same thing, they are terms of relation, not reality. Conditions of existence are not of a mutually exclusive character; in essence things are not two but one.

Lankavatara Sutra

Source: Lankavatara Sutra

Contributed by: Laurens

A Quote by Tsunetomo Yamamoto on bushido, zen, reality, non-duality, one, spirituality, and spiritual warrior

It is bad when one thing becomes two. One should not look for anything else in the Way of the Samurai. If one understands things in this manner, he should be able to hear about all Ways and be more and more in accord with his own.

Tsunetomo Yamamoto

Source: The Hagakure

Contributed by: Laurens

A Quote by Bhagavad-Gita on hinduism, buddhism, non-duality, reality, and spirituality

Content with getting what arrives of itself. Passed beyond the pairs, free from envy, not attached to success or failure. Even acting, he is not bound. He is recognized as eternally free, who neither loathes nor craves; For he that is freed from the pairs, is easily freed from conflict.

Bhagavad-Gita

Source: Bhagavad Gita

Contributed by: Laurens

A Quote by Jesus on religion, spirituality, non-duality, reality, christianity, jesus, and gospel of st thomas

They said to Him: "Shall we then, being children, enter the Kingdom?" Jesus said to them: "When you make the two one, and when you make the inner as the outer and the outer as the inner and the above as the below, and when you make the male and the female into a single one, then you shall enter the kingdom."

Jesus

Source: Gospel of St. Thomas

Contributed by: Laurens

A Quote by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj on non-duality, self, awareness, and realization

We grow through investigation, and to investigate we need experience. We tend to repeat what we have not understood. If we are sensitive and intelligent, we need not suffer. Pain is a call for attention and the penalty of carelessness. Intelligent and compassionate action is the only remedy.

Nisargadatta Maharaj

Source: I Am That: Talks with Sri Nisargadatta, Pages: 465

Contributed by: rvishu

A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on intelligence, observation, evaluation, zen, and non-duality

"To observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence."

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

Contributed by: Gaia

A Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery on meaning, self-knowledge, water, non-duality, unity, oneness, flow, and connectedness

How could drops of water know themselves to be a river?  Yet the river flows on.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery on freedom, constraint, integrity, and non-duality

Freedom and constraint are two aspects of the same necessity, which is to be what one is and no other.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944)

Source: La Citadelle, 1948

Contributed by: Zaady

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