With patient practice, and several repetitions (sometimes even
immediately), the flow of your good will can bring you the following experience:
your good will becomes steadily concentrated on your meditation object, you will become keenly aware. You'll feel extremely wide
awake. The feeling of your radiating good will becomes comforting and calming, very sweet.
In this state the world out there begins to feel like a dream. Your meditation
object may remain clear to you or it may diffuse and leave you sitting there perfectly
aware, perfectly concentrated. The world has begun to seem like a dream free of any
pressure, pain, or chaos, but you feel very real and more alive than usual. Your mind is
clear and free of ideas. You feel no need to think other thoughts or labor your mind with
other images. Yet you sense you are more conscious than usual. Thoughts themselves seem
too slow, or perhaps too dreamlike in comparison with the quality of higher consciousness
you sense so vividly.
This heightened consciousness abides for several minutes. It flows; it becomes
continuous good will. You feel heavenly. No
other thoughts or emotions intrude. You are in the Good Will Witness state, the portal of
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