By Rab Byams Klong-Chen
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Once it is on 'our side', the operating forces bring about a distortion of what has come. The interesting point to note here is that much of our present situation is due to the situation on the far side of that boundary which has hitherto been thought to represent the origin of our being. Thus Klong-chen rab-'byams-pa declares, Although the' energy body' is shown as a triad of conductors, motility, and bioenergetic input, actually it is not found to be different from the facticity of the unitary pristine cognitiveness.
River banks make you attend to the essentials; They quicken and renew the necessity to escape from the present situation. Cremation grounds are a great blessing, and rewards (for spiritual efforts) come quickly. They are said to be of highest value for realizing either the Developing Stage or the Fulfillment Stage. Villages, markets, empty houses, solitary trees, and so on Are places frequented by humans, non-humans, and goblins; They are upsetting to the beginner and create obstacles, But they are friends to those who are already firm and stable and hence are said to be of greatest value.
This experience comes to us in images of 'gods' or 'goddesses', of malignant demons or enchanting nymphs, and through the appreciation of these images we gain knowledge about the features of, for example, a place or an object. Images are kinds of thought, exhibiting the same intentionality as thought and being known as immediately as thoughts. In effect, then, this knowledge about certain features has two dimensions: one of thought, and one of experience. As thought it may be expressed in a propositional construction; as experience it may be paraphrased as being the sensory 'embodiment' of what otherwise is merely a 'thought'.
Kindly Bent to Ease Us: Meditation by Rab Byams Klong-Chen