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Fruit of Darkness


No matter how modified they become,
the endless forms of experience are
a sort of an ongoing living death.

To become immortal again
we have to return to the primeval darkness
that we all shared before the universe was born.

There is a gateless gateway from here to there
that can always be found in the eternal now.

To find it focus on the transparency
illuminating your present awareness
until you disappear into the emptiness behind it.

In that emptying, fullness is found.

Beyond the self we never want to let go of,
there is another one, an invisible one,
experienced as the brightness of pure being.

This is the fruit of darkness:
that it leads to an even deeper darkness,
an original nothingness beyond everything
that radiates invisible rays of blissful joy
forever illuminating the myriad hearts
of everything in existence, including your own.

Our true essence, emanations of infinite light.

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