Archive for the ‘Hermann Hesse’ Category

A truth can only be expressed and enveloped in words if it is one-sided

Sunday, January 31st, 2010
light and dark forest

Everything that is thought and expressed in words is one-sided, only half the truth; it all lacks totality, completeness, unity. When the Illustrious Buddha taught about the world, he had to divide it into Samsara and Nirvana, into illusion and…

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Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom

Siddhartha said: “Yes, I have had thoughts and knowledge here and there. Sometimes, for an hour or a day, I have become aware of knowledge, just as one feels life in one’s heart. I have had many thoughts, but it would be difficult…”

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