"Whenever you feel any distinctions between yourself and others, yourself an existence, know that you are on the surface. Look deep and don't be deceived by the surface."

Step 1: Look Into the Other

"Sit and look into each other's eyes, [better to blink as little as possible, a soft gaze]. Look deeper and deeper, without thinking.

"If you don't think, if you just stare into the eyes, soon the waves will disappear and the ocean will be revealed. If you can look deep down into the eyes, you will feel that the man has disappeared, the person has disappeared. Some oceanic phenomenon is hidden behind, and this person was just a waving of a depth, a wave of something unknown, hidden.

"Do it first with a human being, because you are closer to that type of wave. Then move to animals a little more distant. Then move to trees - still more distant waves; then move to the rocks."

Step 2: The Oceanic

"Soon you will become aware of an ocean all around. Then you will see that you are also just a wave; your ego is just a wave.

"Behind that ego, the nameless, the one, is hidden. Only waves are born, the ocean remains the same. The many are born, the one remains the same."


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