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Outward beauty, loveliness of form, charm of personality, whether it is yours or possessed by another, is of no lasting worth. Be not allured by this false show. Be not deluded by these transitory qualities. Handsome or ugly, fair or dark, delicate or coarse, exquisite or plain in appearance, all the forms that you behold are born of dust. They are dolls of clay. They are fleeting forms that will soon vanish and be no more. They are exactly like garments that we have purchased at the vanity-fair of this world, but which have to be discarded before we depart. Your aim in life should be to transcend them.

— Baba Sawan Singh

Do not let false delights of a deceptive world deceive you

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    • Indeed, all conditioned things in the whole universe are impermanent. Impermanence (annica) is one of the three basic facts of existence as the Buddha and many others have spoke about. I think that a deep understanding and realization of this truth is one of the major reasons for engaging in spiritual practice. Thanks a lot for your comment. 🙂

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