Empty, luminous, beyond clinging ~ Shabkar

The root of all that exists,
Samsara and nirvana, is one’s own mind.
Primordially, mind is emptiness.

Merge into the sky-like absolute expanse,
Empty, luminous, beyond clinging.

Outside, inside; eyes open or closed,
Day, night; asleep or awake:
No difference.

During practice, after practice,
Mind, appearances:
Blend them.

Continuously, without wavering,
Merge completely with this vibrant, sky-like state.


from the book The Life of Shabkar: The Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin

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