Movements of the Immovable

By Adam J. Pearson No form moves itself; All forms are moved. When the body is felt to be moved Rather than believe it moves itself, Watch how gracefully it flows! The action does itself; No doer is found. Believing there is a doer, And we are it, Fluent motion Becomes clumsy. A river needs no “me” to…

No One Has Ever Hated Themselves

By Adam J. Pearson Introduction: You’ve Never Hated What You Are, Only What You Believed You Were One of the most shocking things I ever discovered is that no one has ever hated themselves. Really. And trust me, I thought I did. There were periods that I thought I hated myself badly enough to want…

true meditation

By Adam J. Pearson true meditation is seeing through the illusion of a meditator, in the awareness that there is none now there is only meditating, empty of  “you” and “I” the silence of this “me”-less space this stillness that’s agendaless the lightness of this no-thingness are beyond knower and known empty even of emptiness……

Haikus While Walking in the Rain

By Adam J. Pearson Walking in the rain; Droplets tapping on a face, True nature laid bare: Empty, clear, aware– Never were we wet or dry, Nor did we ever walk. Beyond One and two, Body, mind, and awareness Belong to no one. Laughing and laughing, Clear tears pouring out like rain; How was it missed so long? Part…

Stabilization, Insight, and the Four Images of the Diamond Sutra

By Adam J. Pearson [Cover Image by Doug Adams, Gungarama temple, 1998] “Subhuti, if bodhisattvas have images of self, images of person, images of a being, images of a liver of life, they are not bodhisattvas.” ~ From the Diamond Sutra, the oldest printed book in the world (printed via a 9th century block print)…

Fullness and Freedom: Re-Embracing Form as the Expression of the Formless

By Adam J. Pearson Welcome to the Now What do you experience here and now? If there’s one thing you know beyond all doubt, it’s that right here, right now, you’re aware. A universe of colour, form, sound,  touch, fragrance, and taste is flowing through your consciousness, leaving no traces. Right here, right now, your formless awareness is filled with forms….