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Ungraspable Groundlessness


Leaves dancing in the wind, sounds of traffic and rain, taste of tea, thoughts popping up and evaporating, breathing, listening, sensing, awaring—no words or formulations can capture or contain this ever-changing aliveness. It is at once seamlessly whole yet infinitely varied, vividly present but impossible to grasp, ever-changing without ever departing from the immediacy of this one bottomless moment Here-Now.

In this aliveness, no actual boundary between inside and outside can be found. The inner weather is as impersonal and evanescent as the outer weather. Every apparent form, including the bodymind, is an activity of the whole, just as every wave is an activity of the ocean, inseparable from it. Each wave is unique and unrepeatable, yet no wave exists independently or stays the same.

If we look closely at what seems to be a world of solid, separate things, or at the apparent self that seems to be authoring our thoughts and controlling our actions, nothing substantial or persisting can actually be found. Apparent polarities arise together as inseparable (nondual) aspects of a boundless indivisible whole. Everything belongs, everything is included.

We search desperately for explanations, for something to hold onto, some “Ultimate Truth,” but in holding on to nothing at all, there is the freedom for everything to be just as it is. What is offered here invites open exploration and direct discovery, not belief or dogma. There is no finish-line, no goal, no formula, no method, only this inexplicable ever-fresh aliveness.