Friday, October 12, 2007
Seek Out Your Original Face
Man has completely lost the vision of his own reality. The Zen people say: seek out your original face. So says Tantra. Tantra says: find out what is your authenticity. Who are you? If you don't know who you are, you will always be in some accident - always. Your life will be a long series of accidents, and whatsoever happens will never be satisfying. Discontent will be the only taste of your life.
You can watch it around you. Why do so many people look so dull, bored, just passing tremendously valuable time which we will not be able to recover - and passing with such dullness, as if only waiting for death? What has happened to so many people? Why don't they have the same freshness as the trees? Why doesn't man have the same song as the birds? What has happened to man?
One thing has happened: man has been immitating, man has been trying to become somebody else. Nobody is at his own home, everybody is knocking at someone else's door; hence, discontent, dullness, boredom, anguish...
How can you trust anyone else if you don't trust yourself?