The Way To Peace

by Kalidas (Lawrence Edwards)


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Take refuge in your breath,
Let go of the mind and rest in the breath.
Like the very dearest of friends,
Your breath has accompanied you
     through all the pains, sorrows and joys of your life.
Take refuge in your breath,
With loving attention follow its every movement,
Unravel the mystery of where the breath
     finds repose.

Listen with rapt attention to your dear friend,
The breath has been speaking to you
     since you were born,
Discover the mantra it whispers to you continuously,
Affirming the infinitude of your Being,
HAMSA is the ground on which this mad dance
     of existence pounds on...
Unravel the mystery of where mantra arises,
     and where it dissolves.

Abide in Stillness --
     the refuge of the breath,
     the source of mantra,
     the womb of all,
     where form and emptiness embrace,
     where Truth alone is revealed.
     where Love dissolves the illusion
          of differences.

-- from Kali's Bazaar: Gifts of Devotion to the Divine, Buddhist Wisdom, and Kundalini Yoga Tantra, by Lawrence Edwards

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