Point 1, the 3 Preliminaries of Atisha’s 7 Points of Mind Training, has been covered in the last 3 posts: They are as follows:
1. You are Truth: (https;//niume.com/post/213775)
2. Mind is a Barrier: (https://niume.com/post/214873)
3. No-mind is the Door:(https://niume.com/post/215633)
Keep them close to you in your heart. They prepare you for the other 6 main points.
Think that all phenomena are like dreams.
Anything that is observed or perceived to happen is a beautiful or nightmarish dream. It flows past you like a fast-running stream of energy, like a film loop which never stops. But it is not reality.
This is a very powerful way to live because the moment you contemplate in this way, you realize that you too, the contemplator, are a mere dream.
If the object of perception is a dream, then the perceiver must also be…
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