MAKING IT SACRED


THIS (CHOPPING WOOD AND CARRYING WATER)
IS KARMA YOGA . . . THE YOGA OF DAILY LIFE.
THE WAY TO DO IT IS :  DO WHAT YOU DO
BUT DEDICATE THE FRUITS OF THE WORK
TO ME


THAT'S THE MOST ESOTERIC WAY OF SAYING IT.
ANOTHER WAY OF SAYING IT IS : DO IT
WITHOUT ATTACHMENT ! ANOTHER WAY OF
SAYING IT IS : TOTAL RENUNCIATION !

NOW THAT DOESN'T MEAN YOU GO UP TO A MOUNTAIN AND LIVE IN A CAVE. IT MEANS THAT YOU RENOUNCE ATTACHMENT EVEN TO YOUR OWN DESIRES. IT MEANS YOU DO WHAT YOU DO BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT THE HARMONY OF THE UNIVERSE REQUIRES.
IF I AM A POTTER I MAKE POTS
BUT WHO IS MAKING THE POTS ?
I AM NOT UNDER THE ILLUSION THAT I AM MAKING THE POTS

POTS ARE
THE POTTER IS.
I AM A
HOLLOW BAMBOO


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