The concept of anicca

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  • Created on: 01-05-18 13:33

Anicca means impermanence and is the idea that there is no one thing that stays the same

  • In the immediate world around us, the universe is in a constant state of flux
  • This insight, for the Buddha, was a direct result of the first three sights of sickness, old age and death
  • Anicca a law of the universe and nothing can escape this fact

As with dukkha, anicca is not limited to just painful experiences

  • Change is good when a baby grows healthy and strong, but change

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