When there are thoughts, mental images or perceptions, the usual habit is simply to lose control and be caught up in the show. We continually get absorbed in what is going on, instead of taking a good clear look at the perceiving mind.
from the book Crystal Clear: Practical Advice for Mahamudra Meditators
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Further quotes from the book Crystal Clear:
- The nature of thoughts and emotions
- Being ever more careful in our behavior
- In actuality
- Mind and the object of meditation
- No longer being overcome by thoughts
- Only ignorance can sustain it
- In the moment of love