The view depends on our state of mind, so we need to know what this mind is. There are two aspects of mind – the thinking mind and mind essence. These two are like water and ice — same nature different form. It is possible for water to be ice. It is also possible for ice to be water. In the same way, our ordinary thinking mind and mind essence are not two totally separate things. They are interrelated in a fundamental way. So we need to find out what is our thinking mind. Then we discover the nature of this thinking mind-mind essence.
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