The third mindfulness, the mindfulness of the mind. Examining the nature of mind. Mind is consciousness. The importance of searching for your own mind. All phenomena are illusion.
Q & A: Which comes first, the consciousness of “sound” or the consciousness of “hearing”? One cannot exist without the other but if one causes the other they cannot arise simultaneously. Buddhist logic demonstrates that as everything – including the consciousness of mind – is inter-dependent, nothing has a “real” existence, not even karma.