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Mind seeing Mind is Core Essence of the Noble Way:

The Blessed Buddha once said:
When a Bhikkhu develops the Feet of Force that is enriched with concentrated desire,
concentrated energy, concentrated thought & concentrated investigation, all constructed
by effort, by thinking: In this way will my desire, energy, thinking and investigating neither
be too slack nor too tense, it will neither be constricted internally, nor scattered externally,
then he dwells experiencing both what is in front & what is behind, so above, so also below,
so by day, so also at night! Therefore, with a mind that is all open & unrestricted, he develops
the dazzling bright mind, which is pervaded by luminosity...
When the 4 feet of suprahuman force have been developed, refined and cultivated in exactly
this way, the Bhikkhu possesses the various kinds of suprahuman force: He understands other
beings minds when having encompassed them with his own mind. He understands a mind with lust
as a mind with lust; a mind without lust as a mind without lust; a mind with hate as a mind with hate;
a mind without hate as a mind without hate; a mind with ignorance as a mind with ignorance;
a mind without ignorance as a mind beyond ignorance; a contracted & lazy mind as contracted
mind and a distracted mind as agitated & distracted; an exalted mind as exalted into jhāna and
an unexalted mind as unexalted; a surpassable mind as a surpassable mind and an unsurpassable
mind as unsurpassable; a well concentrated mind as a concentrated mind & an unconcentrated
mind as unconcentrated; a released mind as released and an unreleased mind as unreleased...

Source (edited extract):
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya. [V:265-66]
section 51: The 4 Forces: Thread 11: Shaking The Mansion.

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