Self-inquiry: Questioning the I
Client: Now when I feel agitated or angry, I find I am always questioning the I.
Cindy: Good. And what happens?
Client: It dissipates.
Cindy: What dissipates, the I?
Client: No ha… a dissipated I?
Cindy: Ha–what would that be, eh?
Client: Nothing. I can’t find the I.
Cindy: Yes. Without “I,” what upholds anger?
Cindy: Without anger, what upholds the “I”?
Cindy: Don’t stop at the calmness, that is when the true inquiry is just beginning, so continue with the inquiry into the I; what becomes of it?
Client: It’s not here.
Cindy: Was it ever here?