illustration (attribution, if any possible, is at the end of the article)
Follow-up on "the heart of sadness (1/3) — conceptual framework" (www.koan.mu/sadness1.htm), with the focus on a practical example, a specific form of dukkha.
How deep and nuanced can discernment reach, when investigating dissatisfaction? Can we identify which 'object' we most cling to? Can we realise how 'separation' also applies to the simple, undramatic ending of the honey-moon period?
Initially, the posts were meant to be two, but this is now becoming a three-posts mini-series.