What most people take themselves to be, the body-mind entity, is in fact a series of perceptions, images and sensations within consciousness, bound together by the (false) concept “I”.
The world too, as we experience it, is nothing but a play of consciousness, images and sensations rising and falling, creating the impression of a world.
Consciousness itself pervades throughout our waking experience. It is all-present, all-permeating.
Consciousness itself is temporary, rising and falling with waking and sleep. In deep sleep, though consciousness is not present, your Being remains, You remain.
What were you before you were born? This same Presence (Being, sat in sanskrit) that was present in deep sleep was ‘You’ before you were born. This is your ‘Original Face’.
You are nothing that can be perceived but pervade everything that is perceived.
Everything shines with the light of your being, yet you yourself are invisible, beyond attributes.
KNOW YOURSELF NOT TO BE THE BODY OR MIND OR CONSCIOUSNESS
KNOW YOU ARE THAT WHICH KNOWS THE BODY, MIND, WORLD, AND CONSCIOUSNESS
KNOW ALL IDEAS AND CONCEPTS, INCLUDING SPIRITUAL CONCEPTS SUCH AS REALISATION, ARE ILLUSORY. THESE CONCEPTS ARISE AND WILL ALSO FALL AWAY
ONLY YOU, AS BEING, REMAIN, ETERNALLY