When you do not cling

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When you do not cling
There is no you.

There never was a you.

You are just:*
Water in mirage,
The son of a barren woman,
The snake in a rope,
The moon in a pail of water.

*these are all traditional Indian metaphors used to describe our basic mistake (original sin)