Buddhist Impermanence In Simple Terms

祇園精舎の鐘の声 諸行無常の響きあり。

The Bell of the Gion Monastery resounds with the sound of impermanence of all phenomena.

–Tales of the Heike

This is a scene from the classic comedy movie “Spaceballs” (a parody of Star Wars):

If you missed the important dialogue:

Spaceballs scene then now

Time goes fast. Don’t waste it on stupid pursuits. “Now” will be “then” “soon”. 😉


Author: Doug

A fellow who dwells upon the Pale Blue Dot who spends his days obsessing over things like Buddhism, KPop music, foreign languages, BSD UNIX and science fiction.

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