The Scripture of the Golden Eternity (City Lights Pocket Poets Series)

By Jack Kerouac

These vintage Kerouac meditations, zen koans, and prose poems show the poet’s beatific quest for peace and pleasure via oneness with the universe.

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Keep in mind the golden eternity is your self. “If anyone will easily perform kindness,” acknowledged Gotama to Subhuti, “he will quickly reach maximum ideal knowledge. ” Then he further: “Kindness in the end is just a note and it may be performed prompt with no considered kindness. ” through working towards kindness everywhere with every person you'll soon come into the holy trance, certain differences of personalities becomes what they honestly mysteriously are, our universal and everlasting blissstuff, the pureness of every thing ceaselessly, the nice shiny essence of brain, even and something in every single place the holy everlasting milky love, the white mild all over every thing, emptybliss, svaha, shining, prepared, and wide awake, the compassion within the sound of silence, the swarming myriad trillionaire you're. fifty three Everything’s all right, shape is vacancy and vacancy is shape, and we’re right here perpetually, in one shape or one other, that is empty. Everything’s okay, we’re now not right here, there, or at any place. Everything’s o.k., cats sleep. fifty four The eternal and tranquil essence, go searching and spot the smiling essence far and wide. How wily was once the realm made, Maya, not-even-made. fifty five There’s the realm within the sunlight. If it was once thoroughly darkish you wouldnt see it however it may nonetheless be there. if you happen to shut your eyes you actually see what it’s like: mysterious particle-swarming vacancy. at the moon mammoth mosquitos of straw comprehend this within the kindness in their hearts. actually conversing, unrecognizably candy all of it is. Dont fear approximately not anything. fifty six Imaginary judgments approximately issues, during this Nothing-Ever-Happened really good Void, you dont also have to reject them, not to mention settle for them. “That feels like a tree, let’s name it a tree,” acknowledged Coyote to Earthmaker at the start, they usually walked round the rootdrinker patting their bellies. fifty seven completely selfless, the great thing about it, the butterfly doesnt take it as a private fulfillment, he simply disappears throughout the timber. You too, sort and humble and not-even-here, it wasnt in a grasping temper that you simply observed the sunshine that belongs to everyone. fifty eight examine your little finger, the vacancy of it's no varied than the vacancy of infinity. fifty nine Cats yawn simply because they become aware of that there’s not anything to do. 60 Up in heaven you wont take into accout a lot of these tips of yours. You wont even sigh “Why? ” even if as atomic dirt or as nice towns, what’s the adaptation in all these items. A tree remains to be just a rootdrinker. The puma’s twisted face keeps to examine the blue sky with sightless eyes, Ah candy divine and indescribable verdurous paradise planted in mid-air! Caitanya, it’s in basic terms attention. now not with innovations of your brain, yet within the believing sweetness of your center, you snap the hyperlink and open the golden door and disappear into the brilliant room, the eternal ecstasy, everlasting Now. Soldier, persist with me! —there by no means was once a struggle. Arjuna, dont struggle! —why struggle over not anything? Bless and sit. sixty one I do not forget that I’m imagined to be a guy and awareness and that i concentration my eyes and the print reappears and the phrases of the negative booklet are announcing, “The global, as God has made it” and there aren't any phrases in my pitying center to precise the knowless loveliness of the trance there has been sooner than I learn these phrases, I had no such inspiration there has been a global.

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