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Emptiness and Nondual reality

To consider emptiness to be a thing of substantial existence, or as the essence of Buddha Nature, one would have to be a madman who understands nothing at all.

For the mind which continues thinking surely understands nothing, not even that it is empty.

So too is emptiness empty of substance and essence.

Yet this does not imply that ultimate reality is nothingness, but confirms that it, like reality, is empty of substance.

Since everything is empty of substance, being impermanent in nature, what is the difference between self and other, apart from perpetuating the delusion called duality?

The wise come to know that nondual reality encompasses and consists of both duality and nonduality, much like the yin-yang symbol.

How so? Because emptiness, being neither substance nor essence, is inherent in all things.

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