Balinese Girl

Time surely changes everything around us, including how the society and personal response to their life questions. I am not living in the past, but perhaps part of my soul trapped there. The ancient wisdom is the mainstream of today life architecture, well at least that should be the reflection of Balinese culture. There is…

Enlightenment

Simply said, enlightenment is eat when you hungry, and sleep when you sleepy. Enlightenment is not something written on the book, chanted time over time, or standing high in the sacred grounds. You can't seek enlightenment, but it is there. You can create peace, where the enlightenment isn't. You can meet enlightenment, where the peace…

Words of Zen in Daily Life

There are lot of wisdom when we talk about Zen. A Master would say, "Zen is sleep when you sleepy, and eat when you hunger". Perhaps the words of Zen become too simple, that a lot of people don't really understand what it means. Instead, words of Zen has really no meaning. If you search…

Life is One

Tonight, I get a mail from a far away friend, George Stefanakis. He sent me a link to his new uploaded video in YouTube. I never met him personally, but we know by chance on the same - I forgot, perhaps - one or two talk about K's works. When I opened the and listen…

Little Globes of Natural Happiness

A long time ago, and I really think it was a long time ago. I have had always this thing in my mind, a question - just a small question, without any answer, since it has no answer. Yet I had no answer, nor I have any urge to find any answer. Life is so…

A Little Sanctuary A Little Happiness

In this life, what do people aim, wish, search, and so on? A friend ever said to me, that she wanted to become rich, so she can offer her parents with good houses; other spook to me that he wanted to become rich, so he can work to serve humanity with less burden, so he…

How Temporary

Life is temporary as short a soft wind blows in my checks. But are we already appreciate this temporary life? Or die we still wasting it somehow? Well, life is life, no matter if it is short or long enough. We should joyful in it.

The Suppressed Poems of Rumi.

This evening I found myself held a small book at store, titled "The Suppressed Poems of Rumi on Love, Heresy and Intoxication". Well, I can't hold myself but bought it. Well, its a translated edition into Bahasa, but still, I can see why its was forbidden. Hard to find in the past among all other…

Border of Our Sight

We see our surrounding freely if we got a pair of good eyes sight, but poorly when we lost it. But, being honest, our view is so limited that we can not see everything directly. And we put so many things to the extent our sight to a certain degree, and the most tool that…

Let Us Hide

Somehow, I feel I wish to hide myself beyond the sanctuary of life, beyond the crowded path that we pass everyday. Between one breath to another, I see a deep tiredness as there are heavy atmospheres that one can not avoid. Perhaps I really became insensitive and careless about my surrounding to the point where…