April 03rd, 2018

Subhuti asked: "If all thoughts and emotions are really empty of what we call self, how does a disciple work without a self, how does he become freed?"

The Buddha answered: "If the disciple is aware that the beingness within all beings is not what we call an actual self, that such a conditioned construct as a self has no eternal reality but that the truth is simply the beingness of beings—then he does not lose his foothold in the realm of sanity and wisdom.

Prajnaparamita Sutra