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The discourse on old age - a topic which I personally am finding more and more difficult to ignore - or put another way, 'you can't take it with you'.
The teaching on anatta is not mentioned in the book of eights, as the introductory commentary points out, but to me it seems to be implied.
With death, people lose
What they conceive as "mine."
Knowing this, a sage should not
Be selfishly devoted to what is "mine."
Predictably, the verses containing metaphor probably appeal to me the most, I think maybe because so many observations, so much information, can be crammed into a metaphor while using very few words.
As a drop doesn't stick to a leaf
Or water to a lotus (petal),
So what is seen, heard, or thought
Doesn't stick to a sage.