In the cloud raindrops swirlby Kalidas (Lawrence Edwards)
Original Language English
In the cloud raindrops swirl,
In the mind - thoughts.
Ha! There is no rainmaker!
|-- from Kali's Bazaar: Gifts of Devotion to the Divine, Buddhist Wisdom, and Kundalini Yoga Tantra, by Lawrence Edwards|
A beautiful haiku-like poem to contemplate. Thoughts swirl in the mind like raindrops in a cloud. But within the cloud there seems to be no maker of the rain, they just appear and dance about, just as in the mind, when you truly investigate, there is no "me" producing the thoughts -- there is no rainmaker; there is no thinker, on the observation of thoughts...