The only thing that ends in the Gate Crossing is a concept.
Concepts alone don’t have the oomph to run these lives in circles.
The oomph comes from the emotions associated with the thoughts.
Emotions provide the jet fuel of motivation, illusion and delusion.
The “me” concept may have flown,
leaving plenty of emotional droppings left on the cage floor of consciousness.
What does post-“me” cleanup sound like ?
Here is one poetic example, courtesy of Miriam Louisa:
Many thanks to the author for sharing her insights here.