- Breath will cut through thinking because you have to let go to breathe.
- In the Individual Vehicle, there is the happiness of Nirvana, spiritual release The Third Holy Fact (Noble Truth) is the one that Buddha staked his life's work on, the Holy Fact of Cessation of, Freedom from, Suffering. This was his good news, his discovery that he found worth sharing with other beings. Upon realizing his own freedom, he is reported to have said, Deep, peaceful, fabrication-free, translucent, uncreated - I have discovered a Reality like elixir of immortality. Whoever I might teach about it, they won't understand; better to stay in silence in the forest!. Later, when he had become more optimistic about peoples' ability to respond to his instructions, he sent out his mendicants to spread the word, telling them to announce that The gates of Nirvana have been opened!
- The unknowable sits there, eats, licking its chops.