Action brings you into the mind. Inaction takes you out of the mind. Action is a bridge between you and the mind; with inaction the bridge is dropped, you are standing there all alone. And the moment you are not active, not in any way participating, a miracle is experienced.
It is your participation that gives life to the mind – its thoughts, feelings, emotions – it is your participation that gives life to it. When you are not participating, they simply disperse, leaving a pure emptiness: you alone, in your utter aloneness. Time stops. As mind stops, time stops. And for the first time in your life you see the seer, you observe the observer. You become aware of awareness, and this is all that religion is about.
But you have to remember the fourth. The three divisions made by three different kinds of people around the world are not enough. You need the fourth.
And the fourth is simple – watchfulness.