Today’s Cards

The Burden

Man’s true life is the way in which he puts off the lie imposed by others on him. Stripped, naked, natural, he is what he is. This is a matter of being, and not of becoming. The lie cannot become the truth, the personality cannot become your soul. There is no way to make the nonessential the essential. The nonessential remains nonessential and the e4ssential remains essential, they are not convertible. And striving towards truth is nothing but creating more confusion. The truth has not to be acheived. It cannot be acheived, it is already the case. Only the lie has to be dropped. All aims and ends and ideals and goals and ideologies, religions and systems of improvement and betterment, are lies. Beware of them. Recognize the fact that, as you are, you are a lie. Manipulated, cultivated by others. Striving after truth is a distraction and a postponement. It is the lie’s way to hide. See the lie, look deep into the lie of your personality. Because to see the lie is the cease to lie. No longer to lie is to seek no more for any truth — there is no need. The moment the lie disappears, truth is there in all it’s beauty and radiance. In the seeing of the lie it disappears, and what is left is truth.

 

Projections

… The agency of the mind can create only dreams… Through your excitement the dream starts looking like reality. If you are too excited then you are intoxicated, then you are not in your senses. Then whatsoever  you see is just your projection. And there are as many worlds as there are minds, because every mind lives in his own world.