The mind does seem to be and yet lacks real existence.
When searched for, it’s not found;
When looked for, it’s not seen.
No color does it have, no shape; it cannot be identified.
Not outside or within; throughout the triple time,
It is not born, it does not cease.
And it is not located anywhere on this side or on that.
Groundless, rootless, it is not a thing.
There is no pointing to it: mind is inconceivable.
from the book Finding Rest in the Nature of the Mind: The Trilogy of Rest, Volume 1
translated by Padmakara Translation Group
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