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Extreme Fundamental Space

Really, you can afford to be what you are! You may think that you’re alone and nobody’s with you. But that in itself is not good enough. The aloneness is good, because you are definitely what you are, clear-cut what you are. Your area has not been intruded on or taken advantage by others. You have your space; you have your place. It is a definite thing: you are alone and you can afford to be what you are, and you don’t have to rush into anything. It is fundamental space, basic space–extreme, fundamental space.

From”Bardo,” in Transcending Madness: The Experience of the Six Bardos, page 14.

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