No me to be right
Likewise no me to be wrong
What we encounter
Is what we see it to be
The observer no less so


“The world is an illusion; it has no real existence. And this is what is meant by ‘imagination’ (khayāl). For you just imagine that it (i.e. the world) is an autonomous reality quite different from and independent of the Absolute Reality, while in truth it is nothing of the sort. Know that you yourself are an imagination. And everything that you perceive and say to yourself, ‘this is not me’ is also an imagination. So that the whole world of existence is imagination within imagination.”

– Ibn Arabi.

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on October 3, 2017, in Tanka and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. The observer seems to have vanished but still there, or is it ‘here’?

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  2. Plato, of course, talked about the shadows in the cave dreaming of a reality while believing in their own reality. Perhaps we can lay on a hillside in the early evening while stars smear silver across the night sky and perceive the intelligence that is looking around us as we try to discern the undiscernable.

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