My foes will become nothing.
My friends will become nothing.
I, too, will become nothing.
Likewise, all will become nothing.
Just like a dream experience,
Whatever things I enjoy
Will become a memory.
Whatever has passed will not be seen again.
Bodhicharyavatara (chapter 2, verse 35-36)
from the book The Way of the Bodhisattva
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