Posted by: Xhyra Graf | 11 June 2010

great work comes from self-forgetting (via the awakened eye)

Reblog: I liked this post-even though I like to think of it as self-remembering.  Reminded me of some parts of “What Calls for Art?

Pure Consciousness

Mindfulness, or awareness, does not mean that you should think and be conscious “I am doing this” or “I am doing that.”  No.  Just the contrary. The moment you think “I am doing this,” you become self-conscious, and then you do not live in the action, but you live in the idea “I am,” and consequently your work too is spoiled. You should forget yourself completely, and lose yourself in what you do.  The moment a speaker becomes self-conscious and … Read More

via the awakened eye


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