The truth is that you can have it all, but you are afraid of happiness

The truth is that you can have it all, but you are afraid of happiness

We live within the limits of our minds. The universe is infinite, what is available to us is limitless beyond measure. And the universe is entirely impartial; it is a constant creator, it will generate what you ask it to generate. What you step towards, it will bring forward. The seeds you sow are the fruits you reap. 

Music, the Mind, and the Questions that Make us Human: a Closer Look at Platon Karataev

Music, the Mind, and the Questions that Make us Human: a Closer Look at Platon Karataev

In every era, we find artistic genius that is far beyond its time. The transcendent, vivid music created by Platon Karataev falls into this rare category. Each note draws the listener in closer; each lyric seems to be imbued with tens of thousands of meanings.

The Nature of Insight: The Lotus Puzzle, a Zen Koan Exercise

The Nature of Insight: The Lotus Puzzle, a Zen Koan Exercise

The following exercise is meant to confer a firsthand experience of ordinary insight. In Zen meditation traditions, these types of puzzles and intractable statements are known as Koans. Take a moment to focus your mind and try the following exercise, contemplating the problem until you experience a flash of insight that conveys the answer. A [...]