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If 24/7 meditative state is possible, I was interested in breaking this down....creating a meditative state of texting......so if you have any system on how to enter into a state of samadhi while texting, share your secrets....break it down

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From "Mahamudra - The Moonlight", Dakpo Tashi Namgyal:

 

The Method of Blending Absorption and Postabsorption 274 F

 

It is not at all easy to describe exactly how the coalescence of absorption and postabsorption comes about, mainly due to the different ways people experience it. I have not seen many treatises on this. In some of the written dialogues with Je Gampopa, he addressed the question, “What does the term ‘coalescence of the essence of an absorptive evenness with that of a postabsorption’ mean?”

He replied:

Such a coalescence comes about if the mind always remains essentially conscious of its intrinsic nature, Undetached from its luminous clarity Throughout the four modes of daily conduct.

 

Asked if “no coalescence” means when mindfulness fades and the mind discriminates, and then upon regaining mindfulness, it becomes aware of its intrinsic nature, Gampopa replied, “That is no coalescence.”

 

Je Drikhungpa comments:

He who has mastered absorption and postabsorption on separate levels Is called a Bodhisattva. He who has mastered the union of absorption and postabsorption Is called a Buddha or Mahāsiddha.

 

According to this quotation it would appear that the true coalescence of absorptive evenness and postabsorption does not come about until the meditator has reached the great level of one flavor and no meditation [the final stages of yoga]. Nonetheless, it was stated that the complete, luminous clarity of the mind that has pacified dualistic discrimination does not emerge even after the postabsorption on the great level of nondiscrimination. Solid sensory appearances would then be perceived momentarily on the intermediate level of one flavor.

 

Je Gomtsül asked Gampopa the following question: 274 B

 

What is the standard for coalescing absorption and postabsorption? Can one engage in activities [during postabsorption] without being separated from one-pointed absorption? Are postabsorption and dualistic discrimination compatible? Is postabsorption identical with a dream or illusion? Did those who perceived a dualistic discrimination during postabsorption establish its intrinsic nature?

 

In response to this question on whether one can engage in activities [during postabsorption] while being separated from one-pointed absorption, Je Gampopa replied: If one experiences it in the way indicated in the earlier inquiry, it is excellent, though it rarely happens. Concerning the second inquiry [whether postabsorption is identical with a dream or illusion], yes, it should be so. Concerning the last inquiry, if dualistic discrimination remains ordinary without the determinate awareness of its intrinsic nature, coalescence of absorption and postabsorption has not taken place. 275 F

 

Deducing from the sayings of some ancient gurus belonging to this meditational order, it appears to me that no contradiction will arise in using the term “coalescence of absorption and postabsorption,” when one is absorbed in the great level of nondiscrimination. When such coalescence has taken place, the entire experience in postabsorption need not be only luminous clarity, but it can well be associated with illusionlike thoughts. It is stated that when the mind is occasionally distracted for a moment, one may do well to immediately perceive the abiding nature of such a perception and thereby reestablish that which has been determined. Such experience takes place just before or on the level of the great nondiscrimination.

 

The Prajñāpāramitā-saṃchayagāthā states:

This absorption is free From discriminating senses of being in it or departing from it, For it [the absorption] embodies a complete awareness Of the intrinsic nature of all phenomena.

 

The stated reason is that where there is understanding of the true nature of phenomena, there is bound to be a coalescence of absorptive evenness and postabsorption.

 

Śavari confirms: Having realized the intrinsic nature of one’s self, Even a distracted mind dawns as Mahāmudrā.

 

It is thus stated that when one realizes intrinsic reality, one experiences the dawning of the meditative state, no matter whether one is mindful or distracted. An opportune moment comes even on the great level of nondiscrimination, in which the meditator may experience the coalescence of absorptive evenness and postabsorption. I shall describe the way of blending absorptive evenness and postabsorption. This blending is expected to take place on every level of the four stages of yoga; however, one must still keep in view how it is experienced at each level. 275 B

 

The ideal coalescence of absorption and postabsorption is absent at the stage of one-pointedness, because the mind has yet to purge its clinging to inner sensation and experience. However, there can be a superficial coalescence of absorption and postabsorption on this level. During a certain period of the postabsorption on the average level of one-pointedness, what used to be a strong perception or appearance now pacifies itself. So much so, that it emerges far less frequently as solid reality. When an apperception or appearance arises, it is either pacified or fades away. This shows some tendency to amalgamate, to a certain extent, the contemplative absorption and postabsorption on their own level. The reference to an incessant perception of inner sensation and experience on the great level of one-pointedness must be regarded as the coalescence of absorption and postabsorption on their own level. The ideal coalescence of absorption and postabsorption arises on the level of nondiscrimination. However, during the time of postabsorption, on the average level of nondiscrimination, the meditator may not always achieve the awareness of mind’s intrinsic nature, but retentive mindfulness is present in this postabsorptive consciousness. At this time, when the meditator experiences awareness and its emptiness, and appearance and its emptiness, and meditation comes very easily, it indicates a slight amalgamation of absorption and postabsorption.

 

On the great level of nondiscrimination, when the meditator is able to maintain the absorption for a day and a night without interruption, in a state detached from any inner sensations, this [stage] should be recognized as the amalgamation of absorption and postabsorption. Similarly, on the average level of one flavor, the meditator may experience much less postabsorptive delusion at the occurrence of appearances by reason of his meditation. Thus, at this level a slight amalgamation of absorption and postabsorption is achieved. 276 F

 

During the time of postabsorption, on the great level of one flavor, the meditator perceives, without any clinging, all appearances to be as clear and empty as someone’s vision of an ephemeral illusion. This is to be regarded as an amalgamation of absorption and postabsorption. For these reasons the great trio Gampopa and his two nephews, as well as Je Phagmo Drubpa and Je Gyare, together with their disciples, affirmed that a natural amalgamation of absorption and postabsorption would take place on the level of one flavor. Besides, many distinctions exist between the virtuous practice, the absorption, and the postabsorption of the yoga of nondiscrimination and one flavor. They will be dealt with later.

 

 

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When texting anything longer then 6 words I hit the microphone icon and instead of typing dictate it.  Starting each text with a series of 64 Ohmnss.

 

Generally I don't get texts or calls back after that.

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Apparently the son of Liu Hung Chieh was a programmer.

Bkf said.. Chieh recognized he would never dedicate himself to bagua, taiji etc so he taught him to be aware of the mindstream while programming.

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If 24/7 meditative state is possible, I was interested in breaking this down....creating a meditative state of texting......so if you have any system on how to enter into a state of samadhi while texting, share your secrets....break it down

 

If you meditate while texting there should be zero mistakes.  ;)

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Why don't you try meditation while texting while driving while chasing pokemons? That would be the ultimate meditation, the best ever meditation!

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Why don't you try meditation while texting while driving while chasing pokemons? That would be the ultimate meditation, the best ever meditation!

don't do it,

you'll run over the poor pokebeasts. 

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