Alan Watts on Yoga, Union, and the Eternal Here-&-Now!!!
“Nowness is sometimes referred to as the fourth moment…
That may seem more mystical than what is meant. You have the past, present, and future, which are the three moments. Then you have something else taking place, which is called the fourth moment. The fourth moment is not an unusual or extraordinary experience as such. It is a state of experience that doesn’t even belong to now. It doesn’t belong to what might be, either. It belongs to a non-category— which provides another sense of category. Thus it is called the fourth moment. This is the state of vipashyana awareness, or the state of non-ego. The Tibetan term for this means ‘the knowledge of egoless insight.’ It is a very real experience in which nothing can be misunderstood. It is such an overwhelming experience. The experience comes at you. You experience it in great detail.” ~ from Ocean of Dharma by Chogyam Trungpa edited by Carolyn Rose Gimian
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