I simple think, these painful events for our fellows, are strong tests for our practice!
Of course they aren't solid, but we neither, our practice neither, it is not a frozen blanc state...true compassion isn 't the good ego but our very being, teaching explains....
Today the parents have to identify their children. For them this day is very very hard. Many many prayers.
I reflect about clinging (absolutism) and radical nonclinging, (nihilism).
"Despite the fact that we are a ceaselessly transforming stream, interdependent with other beings and the whole world, we imagine that there exists in us an unchanging entity that characterizes us and that we must protect and please. A thorough analysis of this reveals that it is only a fictitious mental construct".
Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche.