If the present and the future
Depend on the past,
Then the present and the future
Would have existed in the past.

If the present and the future
Did not exist there,
How could the present and the future
Be dependent on it?

If they are not dependent upon the past
Neither of the two would be established.
Therefore neither the present
Nor the future would exist

By the same method,
The other two divisions--past and future,
Upper, lower, middle, etc.,
Unity, etc., should be understood

A nonstatic time is not grasped
Nothing one could grasp as
Stationary time exists.
If time is not grasped, how is it known?

If time depends on an entity
Then without an entity how could time exist?
There is no existent entity
So how can time exist?

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