Hsin Hsin Ming - cease to
To return to the root is to
find the meaning.
but to pursue appearances is to miss the source.
At the moment of inner enlightenment
there is a going beyond
appearance and emptiness.
The changes that appear to
in the empty world we call real only
because of our ignorance.
Do not search for the truth;
only cease to hold opinions.
Do not remain in the dualistic state.
avoid such pursuits carefully.
If there is a trace
of this and that, the right and wrong,
the Mind-essence will be lost in confusion.
Although all dualities come from the One,
do not be attached even to this One.
When mind exists
undisturbed in the Way,
nothing in the world can offend,
and when a thing can no longer offend,
it ceases to exist in the old way.
When no discriminating thoughts arise,
the old mind ceases to exist