Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The Buddha says
Form* is like a glob of foam;
feeling, a bubble;
perception, a mirage;
mental fabrications, a banana tree**; consciousness, a magic trick.
However you observe them,
appropriately examine them,
to whoever sees them appropriately.
Our self is a mirage. Like a rainbow, it seems to exist, but then it doesn't.
* the body
**a banana tree has no heartwood, no core