Wholeness as indivisible and the human being's connectedness with it are the abiding themes
of the Buddhist experience-rooted and process-oriented thinking that goes by the name of
rDzogs-chen. From its basically holistic point of view, the human being is a sub-whole,
similar to a variation on a musical theme. From another point of view, however, based on
the confusion of a compacted (and hence de-compactable) totality with wholeness, the human
being is seen as being a reality that is internally divided and feels uncertain about who/
what he really is. Together, the intolerable feelings of being divided and uncertain cause a
yearning for wholeness and transcendence. Both wholeness and transcendence are realized
in the face-to-face encounter with the experiencer's real being and its recognition.
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