quote by Michael Beckwith

We've gotten caught up in thinking we are what we look like, the physical, the exterior. We think we're the lamp shade. We've forgotten that we are the light-the electricity and the luminosity that lights up every man, woman, and child. The light is who we truly are.

— Michael Beckwith

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Live in joy, luminosity, and peace even among the troubles of the world. Remember who you are.


The secret teaching was the bodhisattva ideal, to live for others, for the welfare of all beings. That's enlightenment, not some flashy state of luminosity.

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Yellow is my favorite, but what is yellow? Handmaiden to white, it is a slight tarnish of pure light. Take away a bit of whites absolute luminosity, and what remains is yellow -- sunlike, golden as a crown, buttercups in a field, marsh marigolds, a finch's wing, a plastic flute.

Certein bodies... become luminous when heated. Their luminosity disappears after some time, but the capacity of becoming luminous afresh through heat is restored to them by the action of a spark, and also by the action of radium.

The angels stand between us and God, but they are translucent, even transparent, and they beckon us to penetrate their luminosity.


I think we have to trust ourselves in the darkness of not knowing.

The God out of which we came and into which we go is an unknown God. It's the luminosity of that darkness and that unknowing that is, I think, the most human - and the most sacred - place of all.

I don't want dead paint, so I test many of my works by studying them in a dark room at twilight or even after dark to check the luminosity. If the darker forms still have resonance and luminosity, I know the painting's working.

Divine Justice demands that the rights of both sexes should be equally respected since neither is superior to the other in the eyes of Heaven. Dignity before God depends, not on sex, but on purity and luminosity of heart. Human virtues belong equally to all!

Dawn is about luminosity and so is the iPhone.

.. The little drawings of the dawn are done while I'm still in bed... If you're in my kind of business you'd be a fool to sleep through that... Artists can't work office hours, can they?

If you seek eternity and light and luminosity, seek humility first ... first things first.


I like light, color, luminosity. I like things full of color and vibrant.

The splitting up of color [as Impressionists did] brought the splitting up of form and contour . . . Everything is reduced to a mere sensation of the retina, but one which destroys all tranquility of surface and contour. Objects are differentiated only by the luminosity that is given them.

Divine Justice demands that the rights of both sexes should be equally respected since neither is superior to the other in the eyes of Heaven. Dignity before God depends, not on sex, but on purity and luminosity of heart. Human virtues belong equally to all!

The perceptions of middle age have their own luminosity.

The literal meaning of "yoga" is "union," "integration," "reconnection.

" But in the context of practice, yoga is a way of gaining access to your own inner luminosity and becoming established in your essential self.


... everything in the world is a force, a pull or a push. In order for us to be pushed or pulled we need to be like a sail, like a kite in the wind. But if we have a hole in the middle of our luminosity, the force goes through it and never acts upon us.

There are many lights in the shadows and many shadows in the lights;

lots of talents in the shades, lots of incompetents in the luminosities

Light or luminosity is created by the way elements are juxtaposed.

They become reflective and a radiance comes from putting different things together.

As long as you continue to run away from the world, I will not be able to show you your luminosity.

What I do, the teacher of the nagual, is open up the bubble of your luminosity and allow the luminous being to take short excursions into the unknown.


Be happy and free. Be able to see psychically and understand what is going on in the universe, what your luminosity is about, and how to reorder your luminous fibers.

Love is, in its essence, a free, formless strand of luminosity.

Luminosity is a quality dependent as much on technique as on the physical properties of individual pigments.

There is such a thing as the impression of luminosity.

A really religious person has no theology.

Yes, he has the experience, he has the truth, he has that luminosity, but he has no theology.


The key to gazing is stopping thought.

Gazing is a soft focus; you are touching something with your luminosity. If you could but look into the mountains you would see a diffuse glow.

Within you there are thousands of rings of luminosity, bands, and each one is a universe of perception. In the average person's lifetime, they might just open up two or three, maybe four of those bands.

The sweetness that all longed for night and day.

Some tragedy might be idly guessed at-loss or illness. She had the luminosity of those about to die.

No matter how long the room has been dark, an hour or a million years, the moment the lamp of awareness is lit the entire room becomes luminous. You are that luminosity. You are that clear light.

Art is a creation of a higher order than a copy of nature which is governed by chance.... By the elimination of all muddy colors, by the exclusive use of optical mixture of pure colors, by a methodical divisionism and a strict observation of the scientific theory of colors, the neo-impressionists insures a maximum of luminosity, of color intensity, and of harmony- a result that has never yet been obtained.


Look carefully around you and recognize the luminosity of souls.

Sit beside those who draw you to that.

You have to remember one life, one death–this one! To enter fully the day, the hour, the moment whether it appears as life or death, whether we catch it on the inbreath or outbreath, requires only a moment, this moment. And along with it all the mindfulness we can muster, and each stage of our ongoing birth, and the confident joy of our inherent luminosity. (24)

Each of us chooses the tone for telling his or her own story.

I would like to choose the durable clarity of a platinum print, but nothing in my destiny possesses the luminosity. I live among diffuse shadings, veiled mysteries, uncertainties; the tone of telling my life is closer to that of a portrait in sepia.