The person who”, being deceived by illusion, “sees variety in this consciousness, and believes birth, life and death as reality.
Inasmuch as all beings are born of consciousness, because they exist only within the mind [waking/dream], and mind [waking/dream] is created out of consciousness the true self, they must be understood to be verily consciousness.
The consciousness alone is the substratum of all varieties of names, forms and actions within the mind [waking/dream].
Just as an ice block has the nature of water, so also the three states are born of consciousness has always the nature of consciousness.
Fear is attributed to the ignorant one who rests after making even the slightest distinction between the ‘mind’ and the consciousness.