The ground of anything becoming troublesome is taking things to be real, when we don’t examine the interdependent origination of all things.
Posts tagged ‘emptiness’
It’s life’s illusions i recall
i really don’t know life
at all …
It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.
The unity [of self that] we experience, which allows us legitimately to talk of “I”, is a result of the Ego Trick — the remarkable way in which a complicated bundle of mental events, made possible by the brain, creates a singular self, without there being a singular thing underlying it.
Most of our trouble stems from attachment to things that we mistakenly see as permanent. Operating from that misconception, we see aggregation and competitiveness as helpful in the pursuit of what we imagined and desire.