impermanence (Skt. anitya; Tib. mi rtag pa; Pali anicca) The fact that all things are impermanent is one of the basic premises of Buddhism. Everything is in constant motion and change. Lack of an eternal nature. One of the conditioned dharmas not associated with mind in Yogācāra theory. In this case the term means disappearance. The first of the trividyā; that all things are impermanent, their birth, existence, change, and death never resting for a moment.
(Skt. anityatā; adhruva, anityatva)
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