Anatta refers to the doctrine of "non-self" – that no unchanging, permanent self or essence can be found in any phenomenon. While often interpreted as a doctrine denying the existence of a self, Anatta is more accurately described as a strategy to attain non-attachment by recognizing everything as impermanent.
Among all the things that do exist in the universe, none do exist by itself. Any object or being can be nothing else than a compound of elements that undergo ceaseless modifications and which are themselves the outcome of a large number of conditions.
Not-Self is the last of the Three Seals (Marks of Existence).
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