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Anatta Made Simple

by Locana (2001)

"This being, that becomes,

From the arising of this, that arises;

This not being, that does not become,

From the ceasing of this, that ceases."

Here is an excellent introduction to the most subtle and complex part of the Buddha's teaching on impermanence: that all things in conditioned existence are empty of any innate self-nature. Insubstantiality might never be really 'simple' to understand - but this is a good place to start and Locana an ever-intelligent guide along the way...

Locana (Elizabeth English) is the author of 'Vajrayogini: Her Visualization, Rituals, and Forms'