“I could hear my heart beating.
I could hear everyone’s heart.
I could hear the human noise we sat there making,
not one of us moving,
not even when the room went dark.”
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
This gem was quoted in the film Stuck In Love (so-so) and instantly evoked for me the image + energy of mindfulness + compassion that we cultivate in what I call the full embrace of sangha. It is the suchness generated within a community of spiritual practitioners + friends.
Suchness, Tathata, Mahayana Buddhism ~ India Netzone
The Contemplation of Suchness (.pdf) ~ Jacqueline I. Stone
Tathata: The The ~ Richard Collins