Dharma Living It

Dharma Cuisine

The mind is like a teenager

1. February 2019
The mind is like a teenager, 
living in my house. 
Always restless and grumpy. 
Always looking for his phone.  
Occupied with his friends’ opinions 
and how to be seen. 
Creating a mess around him 
and complaining about it afterwards.
The belly is so wise and quiet. 
Not saying anything,
not being disturbed. 
Just sitting
waiting patiently for the rascal to grow up.
Sometimes he is out running with his friends.
Then the belly enjoys so much
the silence 
and spaciousness spreading in the house.
Oh belly, oh belly! 
I want to curl up in your soft lap 
and rest forever 
in your quiet embrace.







written by Leena in a letter to Swaha during one of Swaha’s Retreats.

Photos from Unsplash: Teenagers on street by rawpixel; The Koala by Chris Saur.


LeenaNyborg Leena is a writer. She also works in the kitchen in Dharma Mountain. More about Line (Leena) Nyborg: www.linenyborg.no  









"We love to cook with awareness and joy - and we are happy to serve you some of the best receipies from our ´Satori´ kitchen. Try it out here…or even better visit us!"

Find more recepies at:
Dharma Cuisine!

Check also out:
Dharma - Living it!


"This blog is written by different people connected to Dharma Mountain Meditation and Freedom Resort - to share our different experiences with meditation, self-discovery and finding our own truth."

Read more posts from:
Dharma - Living it!

Check also out:
Dharma Cuisine!

Related Posts

Nettside Design av Akatombo