When HH Karmapa XVI was asked what an enlightened person experiences, he replied “impermanence”.
Impermanence is maybe not that hard to understand — we can see that everything around us changes.
But when it comes to truly understanding that we ourselves are impermanent, that is a different matter, and it taps into our biggest fear. Try imagining the world without you in it.
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