Do not remain in the dualistic state;
avoid such pursuits carefully.
If there is even a trace
of this and that, of right and wrong,
the Mind-essence will be lost in confusion.
Although all dualities come from the One,
do not be attached even to this One.
from the book Hsin-Hsin Ming: Verses on the Faith-Mind
translated by Richard B. Clarke
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