The one who dreams of drinking wine,
In the morning may be crying.
The one who dreams of crying,
In the morning may go hunting.
When one is in a dream,
One does not know one is dreaming.
One may even dream while in the middle of dreaming.
Only after awakening does one realize it was a…
Sitting on the edge of a glassy lake, Siji Tzu began to contemplate his significance on this world. He thought, “How insignificant am I, not having traveled the world? How can I have any impact on the places and things I don’t see or visit?”
And with that, a tear drop fell into the lake, causing a small ripple.
Unknown to Siji Tzu, that ripple made its way across the lake where a small woodland creature was drinking some water.
The water rose slightly, enough for the animal to startle and run into the woods.
There is no other Golden Elixir outside one’s fundamental nature. Every human being has this Golden Elixir complete in himself: it is entirely realized in everybody. It is neither more in a sage, nor less in an ordinary person. It is the seed of Immortals and Buddhas, and the root of worthies and sages
—Liu Yiming (via eternalbomb)