> I am not asking for somebody else's opinion, I am asking for yours.
> Please explain in your own words what you mean by "direct experience"
> so that I can understand where you are coming from.
One way to address 'direct experience' is that of staying present to the experience being performed rather than losing your attention to a wandering mind, but I've heard it expressed many different ways. The point is, it's an experience, so when it happens you know it.