Bring your mind home to the present moment. Then observe the next thought. Where did it come from? Without thinking, just observe with your quiet mind where the thought came from. No conclusions, just observation, please. Then just observe without thinking where the thought is? Where does it stay? When the thought finishes, observe where the thought went. Please make no judgments, please make no analysis, please don’t think about it. Just OBSERVE. If you want to go further, check whether this thought has any shape. Is it round? Is it square? Is it long? Is it short? Just OBSERVE. Please don’t think or analyze. Does your thought have a color? Is it red? Is it blue? Is it yellow? Just OBSERVE. Please don’t think or analyze. Do this exercise again and again.
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