The world of appearances and possibilities has no substance or characteristics

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Just as dreams do not stray from sleep and, even as they appear, are by nature ineffable, the world of appearances and possibilities, whether of samsara or nirvana, likewise does not waver from the scope of awakened mind and has no substance or characteristics.

Samsara and nirvana arise ceaselessly from awakened mind

This is the larger scope of awakened mind that embraces all phenomena. Just as the world of appearances and possibilities manifests from the realm of space, samsara and nirvana arise ceaselessly from awakened mind. Just as various dreams occur during sleep,

World of appearances and possibilities has no substance or characteristics

Just as dreams do not stray from sleep and, even as they appear, are by nature ineffable, the world of appearances and possibilities, whether of samsara or nirvana, likewise does not waver from the scope of awakened mind and has no substance or characteristics.

You accept insanity, believing you can make a private world and rule your own perceptions

Vision depends on light, and you cannot see in darkness. Yet in the darkness in the private world of sleep, you see in dreams, although your eyes are closed. And it is here that what you see you made. But let the darkness go, and all you made you will no longer see, for sight […]

You have chosen a sleep in which you have had bad dreams, but the sleep is not real

You have chosen a sleep in which you have had bad dreams, but the sleep is not real, and God calls you to awake. There will be nothing left of your dream when you hear Him because you will be awake. Your dreams have contained many of the ego’s symbols, and they have confused you. […]