attempt to grasp emptiness and you are left with a hand full of what?
attempt to find the ‘self’ in the state of emptiness and find it where?
attempt to understand our ‘essence’ with mind in its inherent existence and you will find emptiness and ultimate essence.
your emptiness and my emptiness is an oxymoron because there is only emptiness, not ‘your’ and not ‘mine’.
Joy emanates from peace, and peace emanates from gratitude, and gratitude emanates from having received the grace of Truth.
Truth is acquired by surrendering the need to understand with mind and to perceive with senses.
Find truth and you will find peace, joy, and gratitude. Wisdom emanates from having experienced Truth, received understanding, and applied the knowledge.
Everything else is delusion and illusion.
While illusion pertains to unreal vision, delusion can be said to be a false belief.
To cling to the notion that God doesn’t exist is delusion;
To cling to the notion that the material world is real is illusion.
Delusion derives from holding a false belief, illusion results from a false perception.
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