Deceiving Sensuality: Empty of Happiness!
explained all worldly phenomena as being
Whoever delights in forms, feelings, perceptions, mental constructions,
and in whatever kind of consciousness, also delights in plain Suffering!
Whoever delights in Suffering, cannot ever be freed from Suffering...
I tell you: So is it really!
Delight is a Mixed and Camouflaged state!
Craving mixed with,
and covered over by gladness of satisfaction!
is the cause of Suffering! (So indeed says the
2nd Noble Truth!)
delight indeed also camouflaged suffering! Deadly is Delight!
Why so? Because it makes one seek back
here, and there for more delight!
This search-urge in itself - in the death-moment - is the very cause of rebirth!
When there is
rebirth, there will also be redeath! Thus: Delight
Beings are devoured by this delight! Again and again!
A Deadly Decoy Delight!
Why laugh? Why party? Always is this world burning!
when in darkness do you not seek light?
How can you find delight, and
Where there is inner burning without end?
In the deepest darkness
you seek towards the light?
THE FRAGILE BODY FRAME:
See this painted puppet, one big mass of sores, a diseased frame of skin drawn upon bones,
possessing many evil thoughts, a thing much regarded
and beloved, yet of neither stable,
nor ever lasting nature ... Look at this puppet here,
well rigged up, a heap of oozing sores,
piled up, diseased, and full of greediness, unstable, and impermanent!
ONLY A FRAGILE FORM
This body is worn out, a fragile form, a nest of disease,
a rotting mass of deception since its life
always, and inevitably ceasing only in cold Death ...
Devoured by old age is this
A prey to sickness, weak and frail;
Into pieces breaks this putrid body,
body will truly drop at
from any sensual urge whatsoever!
Udana – Inspiration: II – 1
Yes there is pleasure in the world. But it always goes away and thus
turns into frustration!
Taking delight means urging back here by rebirth, and therefore also
entails more death!
Taking dee-light means covering the fine light of consciousness
with the defiled craving..
Much better it is to seek the all-open light of
All This - whatsoever - is Suffering: Such is the 1st Noble Truth: