Saturday, 4 August 2018

Daily Zen


"Selflessness is not a case of something that existed in the past becoming nonexistent. Rather this sort of "self" is something that never did exist. What is needed is to identify as non-existent something that always was non-existent ... "It is not ego, in the Freudian sense, that is the actual target of Buddhist insight, it is, rather, the self-concept, the representational component of the ego, the actual internal experience of one's self that is targeted." 

"Selflessness," Mark Epstein and HH Dalai Lama in Thoughts Without a Thinker - (pg.98)
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