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.

Phenomena of the universe, whether of samsara or nirvana, are embraced by mind. They manifest within mind, the vast expanse, but have no substance

The Great Garuda states:

The implications of the threefold encounter-the display that manifests as an objective field of experience can be discerned within the “interval” between sense objects and mind, with nothing that arises being rejected.

Just as myriad dreams are subsumed within sleep, being natural manifestations that are empty and without true existence, […]

Existence or nirvana unfolds from what is conditioned

The nature of mind alone is the seed of everything. Anything in conditioned existence or nirvana unfolds from it. Homage to mind, which is like the wish-fulfilling gem that grants the fruition of one’s desires. –The Treasury of Songs of Realization

Naturally Arising Awareness

And Naturally Arising Awareness states: Like mirages or shifting images on water, things are not simply nonexistent, nor are they existent. Because they are beyond both existence and nonexistence, there is no recollection of them in the mind of one who is realized. The essence of awareness is unborn. The nature of apparent phenomena is […]

All value judgments concerning diverse phenomena are pacified within the vast expanse of a single basic space

Although the single naturally occurring state creates all samsara and nirvana, without anyone creating awareness, which is the source, it abides like space, beyond deliberate effort. With this metaphor and its underlying meaning in harmony, all value judgments concerning diverse phenomena are pacified within the vast expanse of a single basic space. Within the ultimate […]