39+ Wei Wu Wei Quotes On Friendship, Mysterious And Insightful

Top 10 Wei Wu Wei Quotes (BEST)

  1. Play your part in the comedy, but don't identify yourself with your role!
  2. Disciples and devotees…what are most of them doing? Worshipping the teapot instead of drinking the tea!
  3. It is only with total humility, and in absolute stillness of mind that we can know what indeed we are.
  4. Worshiping the teapot instead of drinking the tea.
  5. What do you have to do? Pack your bags, Go to the station without them, Catch the train, And leave your self behind.
  6. What is your trouble? Mistaken identity.
  7. Never forget, what your looking for is what is looking.
  8. Past and Future are a duality of which Present is the reality. The now-moment alone is eternal and real.
  9. In order to be effective truth must penetrate like an arrow - and that is likely to hurt.
  10. There is no mystery whatever - only inability to perceive the obvious.

Wei Wu Wei Short Quotes

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  • Do not mistake the pointing finger for the moon.
  • Reintegration with Nature, which we are, is the recovery of spontaneity.
  • Realisation is a matter of becoming conscious of that which is already realised.
  • Spontaneity is being present in the present.
  • It is less what one is that should matter, than what one is not.
  • THIS which is seeking is THAT which is sought, and THAT which is sought is THIS which is seeking.
  • The Saint is a man who disciplines his ego. The Sage is a man who rids himself of his ego.
  • We do not possess an 'ego.' We are possessed by the idea of one.
  • Wise men don't judge: they seek to understand.
  • I AM Here Now As This

Wei Wu Wei Quotes On Life

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Living should be perpetual and universal benediction. — Wei Wu Wei

We imagine that waking-life is real and that dream-life is unreal, but there does not seem to be any evidence for this belief. — Wei Wu Wei

As long as one accepts "time" tacitly as such he is dreaming a dream, not living a life. — Wei Wu Wei

The notion that human life has greater value than any other form of life is both unjustifiable and arrogant. — Wei Wu Wei

Wei Wu Wei Famous Quotes And Sayings

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Doctrines, scriptures, sutras, essays, are not to be regarded as systems to be followed. They merely contribute to understanding. They should be for us a source of stimulation, and nothing more... Adopted, rather than used as a stimulus, they are a hindrance. — Wei Wu Wei

The writer of these lines has nothing whatsoever to teach anyone; his words are just his contribution to our common discussion of what must inevitably be for us the most important subject which could be discussed by sentient beings. — Wei Wu Wei

Are we not wasps who spend all day in a fruitless attempt to traverse a window-pane - while the other half of the window is wide open? — Wei Wu Wei

Are you still thinking, looking, living, as from an imaginary phenomenal centre? As long as you do that you can never recognise your freedom. — Wei Wu Wei

Transcendence implies the surpassing of two things, and the consequent attainment of a third thing. But there are no 'things' in reality, of any kind whatever: there is only the thing-in-itself, its suchness, which is Reality, revealed when the illusory dualism of inexistent qualities is dissolved. — Wei Wu Wei

The qualities we possess should never be a matter for satisfaction, but the qualities we have discarded. — Wei Wu Wei

The only real service we can render to that which we perceive and interpret in phenomenal existence as 'others' is by awakening to universal consciousness ourselves. — Wei Wu Wei

Why are you unhappy? Because 99.9 percent, Of everything you think, And of everything you do, Is for yourself - And there isn’t one. — Wei Wu Wei

All the evil in the world, and all the unhappiness, comes from the I-concept. — Wei Wu Wei

A man who is seeking for realization is not only going around searching for his spectacles without realizing that they are on his nose all the time, but also were he not actually looking through them he would not be able to see what he is looking for! — Wei Wu Wei

The practice of meditation is represented by the three monkeys, who cover their eyes, ears and mouths so as to avoid the phenomenal world. — Wei Wu Wei

Do you realise that when you give a schilling to a beggar you are giving it to yourself?Do you realise that when you help a dog over a stile you yourself are being helped?Do you realise when you kick a man when he is down, you are kicking yourslef?Give him another kick, you deserve it! — Wei Wu Wei

The seeing of Truth cannot be dualistic (a 'thing' seen). It cannot be seen by a see-er, or via a see-er. There can only be a seeing which itself is Truth. — Wei Wu Wei

We ourselves are not an illusory part of Reality; rather are we Reality itself illusorily conceived. — Wei Wu Wei

As long as there is a 'you' doing or not-doing, thinking or not-thinking, 'meditating' or 'not-meditating' you are no closer to home than the day you were born. — Wei Wu Wei

Life Lessons by Wei Wu Wei

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  1. Wei Wu Wei taught that the only way to truly understand the universe is to be in the present moment, to be mindful of the now.
  2. He believed that the key to enlightenment was to let go of attachments to the past and future and to be open to the unknown.
  3. He taught that the only way to truly be free is to let go of the need to control and to accept the natural flow of life.

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