impermanence


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Related to impermanence: entropy, Anicca
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While we adults focus on things characterized by permanence, children practice impermanence and play.
The nature of Alzheimer's decline suggests to me both the reality of the radical impermanence of life (as suggested in the many constantly shifting states and stages of the disease) and the reality of some deeper knowing/knower.
With its tiers of seating enclosing a circular performance area, the model is clearly the circus tent, with its festive associations and quality of inherent impermanence.
Having performed with the likes of Eric Clapton, George Harrison ,The Who, Paul McCartney and Roger Waters the former Amen Corner frontman was back on home turf in Newport's Riverfront Theatre and it's testimony to the impermanence of fame that it wasn't full.
Centered on mindful breathing combined with a contemplation of awareness, the meditation practice is thought to develop "insight into the impermanence of all phenomena, and thereby lead to a permanent liberation," according to Richard Gombrich in his book How Buddhism Began.
Joanie Gagnon San Chirico creates abstract paintings with both the beauty of the world and the impermanence of beauty in mind.
A cogent case is made for deterministic causality, universal impermanence, and a version of utilitarianism supporting the maximum long-term promotion of people's interests (in tune with Goldstick's thinking as a Marxist).
It conjures connection and at the same time liquidity and impermanence.
Although there are different degrees of suffering and there are also positive experiences in life, such as ease, comfort and happiness, life in its totality is imperfect and incomplete because all that is on and in our world is subject to impermanence.
CONSIDER the irony: A work celebrating the impermanence of dance, Loretta Livingston's Leaving (Evidence), captured the most honors--four--at the thirteenth annual Lester Horton Dance Awards, cementing the choreographer-performer's place in the terpsichorean history of Los Angeles.
Its meaning: According to Helzer, author Ken Kesey - Jed's father - said the sculpture represents "the impermanence of life and the infinity on either side of it.
Transfiguration, adulteration and frantic impermanence are so much the hallmark of the league system that it could have been designed by the Grand Old Duke of York himself.