Thus while phenomena are empty, the abiding reality (gnas lugs) is empty of phenomena but not of suchness
It all had to do with a misunderstanding concerning duality, that it was singly real, when in actuality it was but one of many manners of apprehension each with its own claim of existential Suchness
outside, nor in the middle, it is not contemplated in terms of suchness
and thusness, gradual or progressive The motion of the mind is like a stream forever flowing [.
43) Shinran explains:"Nirvana is called extinction of passions, the uncreated, peaceful happiness, eternal bliss, true reality, dharma-body, dharma-nature, suchness
, oneness, and Buddha nature.
mirrorless", trans-imaginary, or qualic) singularities and transformational multiplicities (modalities) at successive levels capable of fully reflecting essence and existence in the four-fold Suchness
of "within", "without", "within-the-within", and "without-the-without", where original noumena inhere only by means of eidetic-noetic instance (Surjection) without the necessity of phenomena whatsoever, but only the presence of the so-called "Surject'--that which is not known to regular epistemologies, for in a sense it is other than "subject", "object", and "dimension".
Wilber called Marion's work a "pioneering book, a truly inspired revelation, and a gentle guide to the deepest terrain of our own souls, where there awaits, as there has through all eternity, Christ as Source and Suchness
of this and every world"'
In the work of Agamben, and especially in the "Appendix" to The Coming Community titled "The Irreparable" ("L'irreparabile"), the concept of suchness
acquires the traits of an ontological category, (21) alternative to and in contrast with the one predicated on the separation of subjectivity and objectivity, in which the experience of being and knowledge is always mediated and filtered through the eye of the subject.
A person is one triad in a semiosic series, the suchness
of potential quality categorically precedes the thisness of its actual existence, whereas brute compulsion provides compelling testimony for the existence of an exterior world.
Others have preferred a more arcane language, referring instead to the Absolute or to the Ground or Suchness
of Being, but inevitably the impression arises that we are dealing with a religious world-view, which is not an altogether comfortable thing for today's notably secular and (as it sees itself) rational liberalism.
The paradox of this relationship, between the suchness
of life and our consciousness thereof, lies somewhat unresolved and not fully acknowledged at the heart of Lansing's discussion, and yet permeates it.
In Spatial Extension, the Oneness and the Suchness
, 2009, a box of tinted glass planes is supported by a minimal two-legged steel stand; a ceramic vase holding staghorn fern leaves is mounted inside the box, perpendicular to the ground, suggesting one of Donald Judd's or Larry Bell's refined geometric objects crossed with an ikebana arrangement.
2) "Emptiness would not be suited to being suchness
(de bzhin nyid).