Silent Retreat – poem by Dorothy Hunt


Sit quietly.
Strip off the masks
of self-deception,
If you want truth,
these activities waste energy.

Sit quietly.
What is peering out
from behind your mask?
Without relying on a single thought,
who are you?
No matter what you see,
there is more unseen.
Always, the Mystery invites itself deeper.

© Dorothy S. Hunt

2 Responses to “Silent Retreat – poem by Dorothy Hunt”

  1. Saran Saund Says:

    Just returned from 8-day silent retreat and was looking for copy of the clown-buddha picture and found this site.

    This poem is absolutely “right-on”


  2. yeslakshmi Says:

    where you with Adya at MMC? I’m doing his 7 day at Omega in Sept. HAve you met Dorothy? She is wonderful and one of his students.

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