Ricard: Watching Anger with Awareness; part three

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When you look at a big black cloud in a stormy sky, it appears to be substantial enough to sit on, but if you fly into this cloud, you find there is nothing solid to hold on to.
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There is nothing there but intangible mist.
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Similarly, when you attentively examine anger, you find nothing in it that could justify the tyrannical influence it has over you.
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The more you try to pin it down, the more it melts away beneath your gaze like frost beneath the rays of the rising sun.
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Finally, where does this anger come from?
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Where is it right now?
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Where does it disappear to?
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All you can say is that it comes from your mind, endures there for a while, and then fades away back into it.
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As for the mind itself, it is ungraspable.
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It is not a distinct entity; it is nothing more than a stream of experiences.

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