Tag: voidness

Fear of Emptiness

abra's picture

Emptiness = Voidness = Nothingness = Shunyata

Fear of Emptiness = horror vacui

Quotes of gurus relating to the fear of emptiness:

Is the feeling of emptiness a thought or a feeling?

mika's picture

If the irritating feeling of emptiness is a thought, than I see 3 possible aproaches to remedy it:

(1) Accept and observe this feeling/thought.

Addicted people can't meditate

Tania's picture

I find it hard to meditate, I get bored and then agitated and restless as soon as I begin meditating. This stress compels me to stop.

This is natural, it is great that you admit it. There are many people, even "experienced spiritualists" that overlook this and thus get only more agitated during meditation.

One day a week without a computer or TV. Can you?

dabka's picture

One day per each and every week without computer, without TV. Can you?

The Dark Night of the Soul

lucas's picture

Anybody has the text of The Dark Night of the Soul by Saint John of the Cross?

Emptiness and depression

yeshcheraz's picture

I think that the feeling of emptiness is a derivative of depression. The mind which tries to suppress the depression leaves a void, i.e. the emptiness is empty of feeling of depression.

Having the void filled

george's picture

Having the void filled, there is still a void.

The filling didn't make the void disappear,
it just made it filled.

It is still here,
the void,
mostly unconsciously


clarion's picture

you the one searching will die and be born to end the misery of seeking.

— C.J