Rupa and Arupa!



Rupa is in what I see, 

Rupa is in how I perceive

Rupa is in the steps I take
Rupa is in the path I tread

Rupa is in the choices I make

Rupa is in the decisions I take

Rupa is in all my ways of attachments, cravings, grasping, owning, seeking, knowing, experiencing...

Rupa is in all my be ing

Rupa is in all my think ing

Rupa is in all my feel ing

Rupa is all what I THINK makes me - ME


The first story I ever told was called Rupa the Elephant and tells us of an elephant's struggle with identity - she did not like her grey color and wanted to be colorful like the other animals in the zoo ( tiger, peacock, parrot and leopard). Eventually she realizes, no matter what colour she is, everyone loves her for who she is from inside! (I am delighted to deeply engage with this word Rupa!)

The only way to release oneself from Rupa ( object identity) is to meditate on Arupa (non-object identity). 

I realise all that I THINK I know comes from my own meaning making and everything around me is intrinsically devoid of any meaning.



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