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In the second state, the mind is free to explore / know reality, as perception is not distorted by conditioned / fragmented impulses. What the mind knows is then firmly rooted, i.e. true – we could call this kind of knowledge integrated. But, since reality (being/essence) is infinite, the mind cannot possibly know all of it – there will always be more to be known.

This realisation brings blissful contentment. The limits of knowledge at any given moment mean that there is unlimited knowledge to be explored beyond. This is the fundamental, natural state that underpins our existence, and it is full of creative potential. It is an amazing feeling to be aware that you truly know something, with no need to prove this or compete – AND at the same time, to be thrilled that there will always be more to learn when you wake up the next morning …

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