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State of Meditation...

Shaung was meditating – meditating very deeply, meditating with his whole heart. His master would come every day, and he would just laugh and go back. Shaung became annoyed. The master would not say anything, he would just come and look at him, laugh and go away. And Shaung was feeling very good in meditation. His meditation was deepening, and he needed someone to appreciate him. He was waiting for the master to pat him and say, “Good, Shaung. You did well.” But the master just laughed. The laughter felt insulting – as if Shaung was not progressing, and he was progressing. As he progressed more, the laughter grew more and more insulting. It was impossible to tolerate it now.

One day the master came, and Shaung was feeling absolutely silent as far as mind can go; there was no noise within, no thought. The mind was absolutely transparent; no barrier was felt. He was filled with a subtle deep happiness, joy was bubbling all over, he was in ecstasy. Thus, he thought, “Now my master will …