this is not a trick question

06

desire
discontent
delusion

the first two
are the offspring of the third

but please tell me:
who desires, or doesn’t desire?
who is discontented, or contented?
who is deluded or enlightened?

this is not a trick question

I cannot find this ‘who’.

Can you?

~

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2 thoughts on “this is not a trick question

  1. I already did! Desire is the mother (the root cause) of creation, according to an ancient Hindu doctrine. Unavoidably – one must acknowledge – delusion is part of the fabric, if not the whole garment. What is Maya, if not?

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