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Complete Openness: Meditation Instruction

In meditation one should get the feeling of opening oneself out completely to the whole universe with absolute simplicity and nakedness of mind, ridding oneself of all “protecting” barriers.

Don’t mentally split in two when meditating, one part of the mind watching the other like a cat watching a mouse.

One should realize that one does not meditate in order to go deeply into oneself and withdraw from the world–complete openness of mind is the keynote.

From “The Way of Maha Ati,” in The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa, Volume One, page 462.

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