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There is No Self, or Actor, but just Activities:

Question:
If there is neither any "I", nor Ego, nor separate identity, nor self, nor soul,
WHAT then thinks, reflects upon, & comes to understanding?
What is it then, that knows?

What reflects?
The impersonal process of reflection itself reflects...
There need be no 'wonderer', for the reflection activity to occur!

What understands?
The event, state and condition of understanding itself understands...!
There need not to be any one, who understands for understanding to emerge...

What knows?

The distinct impersonal phenomenon of knowledge itself knows...
There need not to be any 'knower', for the state of knowledge to occur!

The Blessed Buddha Said:
Sabbe Dhamma Anatta! All states are Impersonal!
There is no Agent, neither behind, nor within, nor without any Appearance...
This realization leads to the exquisite void mental release! (Suññata-vimokkha)!

Please let me out of this prison of assumed personality!
It is neither 'I', 'Me', 'Mine', nor 'Belonging to Me', nor 'What I Am'...!

Atta = Self; Anatta = No-Self!

Anatta: There is no separate or core self! What appears as a separate & constant unity,
turns out to be 'changeable' and "composite". What we experience as 'identity' turns
out to be a changing constellation of varying momentary influences and activities...
All which are selfless, ownerless, egoless, & soulless passing momentary mental states!
And Paradoxically: Never the Same... If what we assume to be 'self' is never the 'same'
is this assumed 'self' then, not the 'same', but always changed into something 'other'!
How can something else 'other-than-the-same-self', ever be a real identical 'self'? 

IMPERSONALITY!

Identical 'Identity' is not found inside,
but is just an external, labelled badge!
A designed designation splashed on...

More on this enigmatic selflessness:
The Egoless, The Anatta Doctrine, Anatta No Self, I-dentification,
No_Agent_is_Inside, Just_Passing_Bubbles, Neither_Agent_nor_Actor,
Empty_of_What, Who_or_what_is_the_Agent, Neither_Agent_nor_Actor,
Experiencing_Egolessness, Cause_of_Identity_View, Not_Yours,
The_Selfless_Camera, Input_'I'-dentification, No-Agent_but_Dependence,
The_Smoke_of_Self, Non-'I'-dentification, Solo_Self-Deception,
Uprooting_Egoism, Mistaken_Reference, Empty_of_What?, Prison_of_Pride,
Double_Problem, Sandcastles, Who_is_the_Creator,
Not_Who_but_What



The Blessed Buddha once said:
Blissful is solitude for one who is content, learned & who see the True Dhamma.
Blissful is harmlessness towards all beings without exception.
Blissful is freedom from any sensual urge whatsoever.
Yet, the supreme bliss, is the elimination of the abysmal conceit “I am”!'
Udana – Inspiration: II – 1

The Ego Tunnel - Prof. Dr. Thomas Metzinger TED video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFjY1fAcESs

The Absent Agent!


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