Text nach Autor: 68 Texte von Andre Simon

          Life is made up of the small simple things. Therefore, only the petty and simple-minded people lacking of subtlety, and the people with narrow interests, perform well and realize all goals through their lives.  They do observe all trifles and perceive every stone in their path, exploiting every opportunity.   On […]

  An ancient Zen story describes a despondent horse, which lies down and no longer wants to learn to get up. The desperate owner, after trying everything, calls the horse-healer. After the profound examination of the horse, he states: „Such cases are serious; let’s try for a couple of days with these plants. If it […]

  A sunflower-plant or its image associates us with the sun, and even reminds us of a smiling face. The yellow -golden color of petals has a positive influence on our souls and energize our work efficiency.                             Probably, it is because of its shape and its colors retracing from cheerful bright yellow-gold or happy auburn. […]

In the small town of Wushu, there lives a very rich merchant named Xíguàn. Once, he demands an old Zen Master to teach his son how to avoid bad habits.  The Master takes the young man to walk in the neighboring wood. Suddenly, he halts at one place and asks the young man to clear a  […]

                                The SILENCE                                                                                   Oak-tree (Dr. Dietrich Weller )   Many years ago, on a hot sunny day, in the shade of an old oak-tree, Master Xi and his pupils were resting. There was silence in the air. Suddenly, Master Xi asked his pupils: “What is the meaning of silence? “ The pupils remain silenced. Than […]

Water (Shui)                                    The Chinese pictogram for water represents a straight vertical line as a river  with sloping small tributaries. If they wanted to rest, teachers and their pupils have always chosen a place nearby a river. Water runs, and […]

                                MARVELOUS   FIELD     In those remote times, my dream was like a marvelous field in the land of silence. This stunning field was a pathway similar to an amazing vault, that had connected, two happy days of mine.   Dr. med. André Simon © Copyright   Übersetzung von Dietrich Weller   Wunderbares Feld […]

    MUSIC Being able to achieve the ability to discover, comprehend and elucidate what the music precisely expresses to us, would simply imply that: the human being would no longer  be -as it is now-the unaware creature in darkness, who knows nothing reliably about self, neither of the world in which lives, nor about its true […]

    An old Zen Master taught his disciples all about an inexhaustible source.    He attributed all his knowledge of it to a thick book, visible in the place of honour, in his room. Nobody was allowed to touch it. When he died, his disciples rushed to open the book, and anxious to appropriate the mysterious inexhaustible source. They were surprised, confused and disappointed, to discover that […]

                                                     THE OPTIMIST     Optimism is the mode to find positive aspects and solutions to all problems. It is not about thinking that everything is fine. A best-known example is a glass which is halfway filled of water, that the pessimist complaints about, but the optimist drinks and then goes to look for the source from where it […]