We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered. ~ Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
Location: Chandratal Lake, Spiti
According to the Amitabha Buddha sutra it says - Anyone who recites the six syllables of Om Mani Padme Hum and while spinning the prayer wheels at the same time is equal in fortune to the Thousand Buddhas. The Shakyamuni Buddha said that – by spinning the prayer wheel once is better than having done one, seven, or nine years of retreat. The prayer wheel is a very powerful merit field; one accumulates immeasurable of merits and purifies obstructions and obstacles.
In the morning, after I wake up and brush my teeth, I peek out through the window, and I see green leaves dancing along with the songs of the birds and the seas, people with their happy and peaceful smiles with the acceptance of every living being in their eyes, with the warmth of the sun and the chilled sense of wind gently pressing through my skin as it passes me.
This is what I want to wake up everyday to,
This is what I will wake up everyday to.