Tag Archives: Delusion

“Happiness is a state of nonillusion, of dropping the illusion.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

“The world, power, prestige, winning, success, honor, etc., are nonexistent things. You gain the world but you lose your soul. – There’s nothing there.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

“Wakefulness, hapiness – call it what you wish – is the state of nondelusion, where you see things not as you are but as they are, insofar as this is possible for human beings.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

“You’re not a dancer at all. You are being danced. – You thought you were at the center, now you experience yourselfas satellite. You thought you were the dancer; you now experience yourself as the dance.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

“We see people and things not as they are, but as we are.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

“You don’t even need to be in love. Who told you you do? What you need is to be free. What you need is to love. That’s it; that’s your nature. But what you’re really telling me is that you want to be desired. You want to be applauded, to be attractive, to have all the little monkeys runnings after you.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”

“Suffering is given to you that you might open your eyes to the truth, that you might understand that there’s a falsehood somwhere, just as a physical pain is given to you so that you will understand that there is a disease or illness somewhere.”

16 Nov

Anthony de Mello in “Awareness”