Self manifestation, which has never existed as such, is erroneously seen as an object.
Through ignorance, self-awareness is mistakenly experienced as an “I”. Through attachment to this duality we are caught in the conditioned world. May the root of confusion be found.
It is not existent -for even the Buddhas do not see it. It is not non-existent, being the basis for both samsara and nirvana. If is not the opposites, nor both, nor something else, but rather their union – the middle way.
May we realize the true nature of mind, which is beyond both extremes/limitations.
It cannot be describes by saying, “It is.” It cannot be describes by saying, “It is not.” The incomprehensible absolute reality is not composite. May we achieve certainty about the correctness of this ultimate meaning.
As long as this is not recognized, the wheel a/existence turns. When this is understood, the state of Buddha is nothing other than that. There is nothing that can be described as either existing or not existing. (Relative to absolute reality)
May the nature of reality, the true nature of the Buddha mind, he recognized,
Appearance is only mind, emptiness is only mind, enlightenment is only mind, and confusion is only mind. Arising is only mind: disappearance is only mind. May every doubt and hesitation that concerns the mind be overcome.
May we neither be sullied by forced intellectual meditation, nor disturbed by the winds of everyday life. May we skillfully hold onto our practice concerning the nature of mind.
May the immovable ocean of meditative peace, Where the waves of subtle and gross thoughts come to rest through their own power, and
Where waters of the unmoving mind remain in themselves, Unspotted by the laziness, sleepiness or unclarity, become stable.
If again and again we examine the mind, which cannot be examined, We see that which cannot be seen, with total clarity, just as if is. May the faultless mind, frees from all the doubts about being and not being, recognize itself.
Through the examination of external objects we see the mind, not t1he objects.
Through the examination of the mind we see its empty essence, but not the mind.
Through the examination of both, attachment to duality disappears by itself. May the clear light, the true essence of mind, be recognized,
Being without intellectual concepts, it is called the Great Sign, or Mahamudra.
Being without extremes, it is called the Great Middle Way, or Madhyamika.
As it embraces everything, it is called the Great Perfection, or Maha-Ati. May we have the confidence that the experience of one is the experience of the meaning of all.
May we constantly and effortlessly experience the never-ending highest joy, which is without attachment,
The clear light that is without categories or veils of obscuration, and The spontaneous, concept-free state that is beyond intellect.
Attachment to pleasant experiences vanishes of its own accord. Illusory and negative thought are in their essence pure, like space. In that simple state of mind there is nothing that must be given up or developed, avoided or attained. May the truth of the uncomplicated, nature of reality be realized.
Although he true nature of beings is always the Buddha essence, Still we always wander in the ceaseless wheel of life, not understanding that. May infinite compassion arise for the limitless suffering of all beings.
Although this infinite compassion is strong and unceasing, The truth of its empty nature arises nakedly the very moment it appears. This union of emptiness and compassion is the highest faultless way. May we meditate inseparable from if, the whole time, day and night.
May we attain the state of Buddha through maturity, realization, and completion,
And develop beings through “divine eyes” and “clear sight” arising through the power of meditation.
May we realize the Buddha fields and fulfill the wishing prayer of the perfection of the Buddha qualities.
You Buddhas and Bodhisattvas from the ten directions, Through your compassion and through the power of all the pure and good that exists,
May the pure wishing prayers of ourselves and all beings be fulfilled, Just as they are made.