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Main : Religions & Spirituality : Awareness

 Stories 
Sensitivity  (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
"How shall I experience my oneness with creation?"
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Service  (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
The master was known to favor action over withdrawal. But he always insisted on "Enlightened" action.
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Shadow Boxing  (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
To newcomers the Master would say, "Knock and the door will be opened to you."
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Sleepwalking  (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
The Master's expansive mood emboldened his disciples to say, "Tell us what you got from Enlightenment. Did you become divine?"
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Speechlessness  (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
"Of what use is your learning and your devotions? Does a donkey become wise through living in a library or a mouse acquire holiness from living in a church?"
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Subhuti and the Flower Shower  (by: Author Unknown)
Subhuti was Buddha's disciple. He was able to understand the potency of emptiness, that nothing exists except in its relationship of subjectivity and objectivity. One day, in a mood of sublime emptiness, Subhuti was resting underneath a tree when flowers began to fall about him.
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Unobtrusiveness  (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
A man of spiritual repute came to the Master and said, "I cannot pray, I cannot understand the Scriptures, I cannot do the exercises that I prescribe to others.
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Wisdom  (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
It always pleased the Master to hear people recognize their ignorance.
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