Meditation is resting the mind in its natural state, or sometimes it’s said to be resting both mind and the body in their natural state. But what is really a mind’s natural state? And how can I know when I’ve achieved it?
This question may not be easily answered, but you can read Shenphen Zangpo’s take on this question.
Read full article here. Think of the mind-essence and confusion as similar to a diamond coated in mud