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Mark Foote
Post title: Being Absorbed in Cleaning the Desk
(Jun 20 2012 at 12:28 PM)

I think I am down to this, there's a relationship between the ability to feel and the consciousness that takes place freely with regard to the six senses. That relationship is automatic in waking up and falling asleep, and anyone can find it there, if they have a need to find it.

I sit until a relationship between the ability to feel and the consciousness that takes place freely with regard to the six senses gets up. In the course of my experience with this kind of relationship, I have discov

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Mark Foote
Post title: Feeling to the Surface of the Skin
(Jun 14 2012 at 12:23 PM)

I did reply to humbleone's request for more description of the practice with a recap of the science of referred sensation, meaning that allopathic medicine uses the presence of numbness on the surface of the skin to locate pinched nerve exits along the sacrum and spine. I offered that in my experience, the ability to feel to the surface of the skin of the entire body is related to the ability of consciousness to occur freely in three dimensional space with respect to the senses, and in fact it's

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Mark Foote
Post title: Buddha Nature and Weird Conversations (comment on hardcorezen.info)
(Jun 13 2012 at 12:42 PM)

With regard to your recollection of past conversations about everyone having Buddha nature: "...then we get into these weird conversations where one participant asserts that there isn't anything change in the mind that one might wish for." And the correction, "any change in the mind".

My contention would be that the mind moves right before we fall asleep, if we are able to hold to consciousness long enough to observe it. That's a big "if"; I personally played with hypnosis a lot in high scho

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