impermanence impermanence


  • (n) the property of not existing for indefinitely long durations


  1. The second rule is impermanence, which in this context translates into taking the long view of things.
  2. Its very liveness--its impermanence, its vulnerability to error, its essential humanness--is its unique draw.
  3. Housekeeping: This first novel does much more than show promise; it brilliantly portrays the impermanence of all things, especially beauty and happiness.



  1. 'Mahaparnirvana Sutta' Buddha said about Lumbini as "Ananda, Lumbini where the Thathagatha was born, is a place which should be visited and seen by a person of devotion and which would cause awareness and apprehension of the nature of impermanence....
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: the Buddha Source:

  2. "In Japan, cherry blossoms symbolize the impermanence of life; they are a reminder of how fragile and fleeting life is but also how beautiful," said Doerrie.
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Doris Doerrie Source: Earthtimes

  3. "No, theatre doesn't interest me because of its impermanence. I'm much more into psychedelic film," says Jake.
    on Sep 14, 2006 By: Jake Shears Source: This is London

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