Dreams and Illusions
Too Dark to See
Roses and Thorns
Food for Thought
Beautiful Art, Powerful Statement
In the desert there is no water, but the mirage suggests that there is such a thing as water. In the shadow there is no reality or substantiality, but from the shadow we can understand that there is substance and reality.
One has to learn tolerance in the face of dualities such as happiness and distress, or cold and warmth, and by tolerating such dualities become free from anxieties regarding gain and loss.