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by • April 30, 2009 • Non DualityComments (0)1494

The Supreme Principle

What we point to here in these or any gatherings is undivided empty cognizance of One Taste, suffused with knowing, or what Nisargadatta calls the Natural State. – There is nobody reading or listening to this who is not aware or conscious. – This present fresh wakefulness that everyone is already enjoying is what we call in Dzogchen (the very highest expression of Buddhism) – Rigpa – Emptiness suffused with awareness – The Great Perfection.

So let us start from the “fact” that we “are” That. – The Great Perfection or Natural State is already present and is our own true essence – This is the ‘pointing out’ – an instruction -acknowledge that simple fact that you are present and aware – that pure knowing-ness is non dual, effortlessly arising, pure from the very beginning and is the primordial Buddhahood. (Buddha means ‘awake’)
There is nothing to do or become. – ‘Becoming’ implies ‘change’ and ‘time’. – Just realize I am That ‘I am’ (presence) and be what you already are – You cannot say “I am not”. – Realize that here and now, without a concept, there is just a pure knowing-ness or “is” ness.
Now this pure “is”ness is what everyone is seeking and yet they already “are”, so this seeking is like a dog chasing it own tail – Seeking must take place in the mind – which is time (process).

The pure awareness that everyone is already enjoying is timelessly present, or as the Ancient’s say Omnipresent – So mind or time is only a mental concept – There is nothing inherently wrong with concepts ,they are useful but they are only pointers – This pure awareness that everyone is enjoying is there prior to and after any and every concept – So this non conceptual awareness “is” The Great Perfection of Dzogchen and is our true essence here and now – So it must be seen from this logical step by step inquiry that the search for Truth, God, or enlightenment is a trap, as we are already That – However no one can see it for anyone else – each must see it for him or her self, so to speak.

So I say happy hunting – closer than hands and feet – can’t see the forest for the trees – there is only seeing, hearing. etc, there is no seer or hearer etc – The answer is not in the mind. so stop looking there – full stop! – Find the seeker – have a good look and everything will resolve itself and be clear – Everything is happening spontaneously, without a doer – you so called are being lived period.
Realize that you are the pure awareness – The Supreme Principal, beyond mind and body and abide as That.

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