Tag: Riktam Kantu

Outer circumstances

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Most of our problems are due to the fact that we give too much attention to outer circumstances.

The rest of our problems are due to the fact that we do not understand that there is no outer and inner.

— Riktam Kantu



You are nothing

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You take yourself to be something.
But in reality, you are nothing.
This is the hardest thing to accept since you are left with nothing to hold, not even with the one that holds, not even with a center.
And then only irritating unbearable emptiness remains. When this unbearableness turns into serenity, not even bliss, just quietness, then you know that the last remains of you mind have gone, but then you are not there anymore to know it.

— Riktam Kantu



Right are the stars

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Right are the stars that shine.

— Riktam Kantu



Facts we take for granted

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A spiritual leap happens the moment we start to inspect a "fact" we have always taken for granted. The most mischievous "facts" we have taken for granted are the convictions that we are the body and that all perceived is real. Checking on these two is the most effective spiritual practice.

— Riktam Kantu



Eliminating pain and source of pain

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If you want to ease your pain, watch your emotions. If you want to eliminate your pain, watch your thoughts.

— Riktam Kantu



A consciousness can only be created by a consciousness

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First we must agree on the meaning of the term consciousness.