Hatching from the egg and flying away is like abandoning the corporeal shell in buddhahood;
the view of natural perfection is like a great garuda soaring in the empty sky;
the carefree yogin soars like a great garuda.
from the book Natural Perfection: Longchenpa's Radical Dzogchen
translated by Keith Dowman
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