Pour yourself a glass of water.
Raise the glass to your – well, not to your lips but to this lipless spacious awareness.
Pour the drink into the void!
is this taste?
is this sensation?
Inside a mouth where you are? Or inside spacious awareness? In other words, not inside anything…
You are awake capacity for this taste, for this sensation.
Just as you are capacity for the rest of your experience.
How big is this taste, this sensation?
Is this taste, this sensation, separate from anything else happening in consciousness?
Colours, textures, sounds, tastes, smells - all sensations are apt to take on a new brilliance, poignancy, novelty, in the sharpest contrast to their plain Background here. For instance, it is common (even when one has just begun to see) to find colours - such as the traffic lights and pavements and the sides of taxis - unbelievably glowing and beautiful. Douglas Harding
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