Leading a spiritual life means to get comfortable living paradoxes. So what is a paradox then ? Basically it is a statement of an apparent contradiction that expresses a non-dual truth. Puzzlement is the new clarity and “There is nowhere to go” is the master koan of spirituality.
“There is nowhere to go” is the weary sigh of the spiritual teacher, facing the impossible task of coaxing zealous seekers away from the mirage of spiritual delusions.
“There is nowhere to go” is the anxious defence of the spiritual faintheart when facing the choices of actually living an authentic live.
“There is nowhere to go” is the only direction sign one should ever follow, because there is no “there”, only a “here”.
The doorway to “here” is the Now, but the “Now” is not IT. The Now reveals the path and it leads to IT, which can only be perceived. And there is no point in waiting or seeking or grasping or holding. The only thing that can be done is to wholeheartedly subscribe to that ego-demolition project and start living a congruent and authentic life.
Anyone can do that, right now.