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O’ Luminous Host

Reading through these blog-posts within this series, Beyond the Rainbow Body, some might be tempted to surmise that they downgrade “Light” to a mere obscuration, like a white-head pimple on the face of the Unborn Essence. They would be mistaken. While “Dark” and “Darkness” appears to transcend light in all segments of these given blogs, in actuality they bespeak a “Translucent Darkness”, a vivaciously Luminous and Inner-Light that radiates outwards—the Nature of the Hidden-Light of the Unborn, or the Inner-Clear-Mind of the Tathāgatas. This is like a “darkness to the senses” but a luminous Self-revelation for those with the awakened eyes of the Spirit. It is a Mind-Trek soaring over defiled aggregated existence into a Luminous Transfiguration of Tathatic-Union, as the weary-wheel of samsaric re-birth is forever stilled and its diurnal movement negated and refined in the perpetual-translucent flame and Clear-Light of the Unborn Mind. This is the very Luminous Host of Boundless Light described and honored in the following passages from the Liturgy of Light which is part of The Divine Liturgy of Vajrasattva, included in the larger Dharma-series, The Tathāgatagarbhatārā Tantra: read more

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