A thought cannot know life. An emotion cannot know life. An ego cannot know life. Only life can know life. If you stop being a bundle of thoughts, opinions and emotions, and just exist here as life - just throbbing pulsating life - knowing life is just natural.
Additional information/ Source: Book: Why Suffering? page 26
you are suffering every aspect of life, it does not mean there is something wrong with life, it just means you are only half alive to life; only one part of you is alive, the other part is yet to become alive. Being half alive is always torturous. It doesn’t matter where you are, in what kind of situation you are, if you are half alive it is torturousExpand ⇕
If there was a conscious choice about how to keep your life energies right now, definitely you would have kept yourself absolutely joyful and ecstatic. Only because a large part of you is happening unconsciously, other things which you do not want are happening within you.Expand ⇕
It is the pain of not knowing which drive human beings to really know life. Otherwise, they only try to know those things that assist their survivalExpand ⇕
You have wrapped life in all kinds of philosophies, in your ideas, in your emotions, in (all) things that you created, that you neither see the beauty of it nor the pain of it.Expand ⇕
For most human beings, the simple process of life has turned into hell. This is simply because they are just trying to live life without drinking from itExpand ⇕