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Just see the unreal as unreal and you will realize your true nature – Nisargadatta Maharaj

If you go deeper into the matter, you will realize that the source of the body—the male sperm and the female ovum — is in itself the essence of food consumed by the parents; that  the physical form is made of, and fed by, the five elements constituting the food; and also that quite often the body of one creature does become the food for another creature.
Consciousness resides in a healthy body and abandons it when it is decayed and moribund. Reflection of the sun can be seen only in a clear dew drop, not in a muddy one.
One goes through life, year after year, enjoying the usual pleasures and suffering the usual pains, but never once seeing life in its true perspective. And what is the true perspective? It is this: There is no 'me', nor 'you'; there never could be any such entities.  Every man should understand this and have the courage to live his life with this understanding.
Just see the transient as transient, the unreal as unreal, the false as false, and you will …