Maitripa's Song of
to Great Bliss!
IS KNOWING that all things are one's own mind.
Seeing objects as external is just mental projection.
The whole of "appearance" is as empty as a dream.
The mind as
such is merely a flow of awareness,
without self-nature, moving where it will like the wind.
Empty of an identity, it is like space.
All phenomena, like space, are the same.
That which is
Is not a "thing" that can be pointed to.
It is the mind's own nature that is Mahamudra [the Absolute
It is not
something to be perfected or transformed.
Thus, to realize this, is to realize that the whole world of
appearance is Mahamudra.
This is the absolute all-inclusive Dharmakaya [the Ultimate
Embodiment of Buddhahood].
and just as it is,
the inconceivable Dharmakaya,
is itself effortless meditation.
Trying to attain something is not meditation.
everything like space, like a magical illusion,
Neither meditating nor not meditating,
Neither separate nor not separate:
Such is the Yogi's realization.
and evil actions
Become liberated through this knowledge.
The sinful defilements become the Absolute Gnosis itself;
becoming the Yogi's friend, this is a fire consuming the
forest of trees.
Where then is
going or staying?
Who then needs to run to a Monastery to meditate?
If one does not understand this point,
liberation will be but a temporary event.
When the true
nature is realized,
one abides in the unwavering state.
Whether or not one is in the state of Integration or not,
There is nothing to be corrected by antidote or meditation.
arises is devoid of self-nature.
Appearances are auto-liberated into the Sphere of Reality (Dharmadhatu)
Conceptual creation is auto-liberated into Absolute Gnosis (Mahajnana).
The non-duality [of these two] is the Dharmakaya.
Like the flow
of a great river,
Whatever occurs is meaningful and true.
This is the eternal Buddha state,
The Great Bliss, transcending the Worldly Cycle.
are empty of self-identity,
Wherein even the concept of emptiness is eliminated.
Free of concepts, clinging not to mental projections,
is the Path of all the Enlightened Ones.
fortunate to connect with this teaching,
I have uttered these words of heartfelt instruction.
Thus, may all sentient beings become established in