This piece is about that moment in meditation where the self dissolves and merges with everything. A sense of lightness that surpasses understanding arises in deep within. A moment that vanishes the minute the self separates and delights in it.  It cannot be grasped, barely spoken of, it is at the core of us and surrounds us.

In the merging, shells become leaves, fish fly, trees uproot and fishermen who cannot reach the water sit. In this moment the heart takes refuge and this moment takes refuge in our hearts. It is the reason we are here.

The self is the ultimate reality,

That which was before creation

And from which creation was born

Yet he who sees this self

Sees it resting in the hearts of all

The Katha Upanishads

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