Causes & Effects passes by...
Life, person, pleasure, pain,
all these join in any conscious moment that flicks by.
Even gods, that live for 84.000 aeons, are not the same, even for 2 such
Ceased aggregates of those dead and alive are all alike, gone for never to
And those states and accumulations that break up meanwhile, and in any
have no traits different from those ceased before. All states are equally
No world is born if consciousness is not produced! When consciousness is
then the world appears as living! When consciousness dissolves, the world is
This is the highest sense, this concept of ever blinking re-becoming, can
No store of passed states exist anywhere, and no future stock of states to
Those phenomena that are momentarily born, balance like seeds on a needle
Fall and breakup of all states is surely foredoomed, even at their fleeting
Those present states decay now, unmingled with those past states, just gone
They come from nowhere, break up, & then they inevitably go back
Reality flash in and then flash out, as a
lightning in the sky... Not ever to be kept!
Even for a single moment, that
always passes away the very instant
it is perceived!
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flashes in, and then immediately flashes out!
this transience and Impermanence (Anicca):
Fingernail of Soil,
The Monkey passing the