Cuckoo's Song of Total Presence

The nature of multiplicity is nondual and things in themselves are pure and simple; being here and now is thought-free and it shines out in all forms, always all good; it is already perfect, so the striving sickness is avoided and spontaneity is constantly present. Keith Dowman All experience, the entire phantasmagoria of the six senses, the diverse multiplicity of existence, in reality is without duality. Even if we examine the parts of the bodhi-matrix in the laboratory of the mind, such specifics are seen to be illusive and indeterminate. There is nothing to grasp and there is no way to express it. The suchness of things, their actuality, left just as it is, is beyond thought and inconceivable and that is the here and now. Yet diversity is manifestly apparent and that is the undiscriminating, all-inclusive sphere of the allgood buddha, Samantabhadra. Total perfection has always been a fact and there has never been anything to do to actuate this immaculate completion. All endeavour is redundant. What remains is spontaneity and that is always present as our natural condition. Chogyel Namkhai Norbu and Adriano Clemente: The nature of the variety of phenomena is nondual Yet each phenomena is beyond the limits of the mind The authentic condition as it is does not become a concept Yet it manifests totally in form, always good All being already perfect, overcome the sickness of effort And remain naturally in self-perfection: this is contemplation.

Even though there exists no thought or conception of what is called the state of being just as it is. Ji bzhin pa zhes mi rtog kyang rNam bar snang mdzad kun tu bzang Zin bas rtsol ba'i nad spangs te Lhun gyis gnas pas bzhag pa yin. his Indian Guru. for one has already acquired it all. One leaves it as it is with spontaneity. they are free of any conceptual elaborations. Pagor Vairotsana. one comes to abandon the illness of efforts And thus one continues spontaneously in the calm state of contemplation. Professor Samten Karmay: All the varieties of phenomenal existence as a whole do not in reality differ one from another. In the terms of the individuality of the things themselves. Although as "suchness" there is no mental discursiveness (with regard to them) Kun-tu bzang po shines forth in all forms. It is considered the root transmission text of the Mind Series of Dzogchen instruction and is the first in the list of the eighteen transmission texts of the Mind Series tantras. received the Six Vajra Verses in the eighth century from Shri Singha. . Since everything is complete in itself. This text was amongst the first translations he made at King Trisong Detsen's court at Samye in Tibet. sNa tshogs rang bzhin mi gnyis kyang Cha shas nyid du spros dang bral.John Reynolds (Vajranath): Even though the nature of the diversity (of all phenomena) is without any duality. Abandon all the malady of striving. Individually also they are beyond conceptualization. in the land of Uddiyana. The first Tibetan Dzogchen master. These various appearances which are created are but manifestations of Samantabhadra.

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