Silence: A poem by Rabbi Gabriel Cousens, MD

Silence does not speak, but is behind every thought, word, and action. It can’t be labeled, bottled, or commercialized. It is free, And is the doorway to freedom. And the mind, No matter how hard it tries, Can’t fit through the doorway. Give up your attachment to the mind. Strip it naked of the clothes of its thoughts, And you dance naked, alone, radiant, and free. Come join the ecstatic dance of silence Into liberation Nothing. You have nothing to lose Except your mind And the illusion that Truth can be found in the mind. Surrender is never to an […]

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