Analysis Regarding the Existence and Nonexistence of Meditative Stability

Analysis Regarding the Existence and Nonexistence of Meditative Stability (bSam gtan yod med thaggcod) says:

In wholeness, the essential heart, which is mind nature,

Both presence and absence of meditation are contradictions

Its presence, a superimposition due to calmness

Its absence, a nihilist’s detraction.

If neither, indefinite and undemonstrable.

The “nothing” is neither greater nor less because of what is absent.

It is true that if you put three apples on the table and then take them away, the three apples are not there. But it is not true that the table is now minus three apples. If there is nothing on the table, it does not matter what was there in terms of amount. The […]