It is mpossible for false perceptions to carry the weight of truth – The Great Garuda

The Great Garuda states:

Mind is such that it is never defined by extremes. It seems to everyone that the lower states of samsara exist, but in truth they do not, being like dreams, illusions, or castles in the sky. It is impossible for these false perceptions to carry the weight of truth.

Joy does not turn to sorrow, for the eternal cannot change. But sorrow can be turned to joy, for time gives way to the eternal

Illusions carry only guilt and suffering, sickness and death to their believers. The form in which they are accepted is irrelevant. No form of misery in reason’s eyes can be confused with joy. Joy is eternal. You can be sure indeed that any seeming happiness that does not last is really fear. Joy does not […]

Maker of the dream believes that what he made is happening to him. He does not realize he picked all of it.

In dreams, effect and cause are interchanged, for here the maker of the dream believes that what he made is happening to him. He does not realize he picked a thread from here, a scrap from there, and wove a picture out of nothing. For the parts do not belong together, and the whole contributes […]

To desire wholly is to create

To desire wholly is to create […]

You see more value in sleeping than in waking

You do not find the differences between what you see in sleep and on awaking disturbing. You recognize that what you see on waking is blotted out in dreams. Yet on awakening, you do not expect it to be gone. In dreams you arrange everything. People become what you would have them be, and what […]