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Three Marks of Existence

The Three Marks or The Three Basic Facts of Existence

In Buddhism, the Three Marks of Existence are three characteristics shared by all sentient beings, namely impermanence (anicca), suffering or unsatisfactoriness (dukkha), and non-self (anatta).

Annica – Impermanence – Nothing ever stays the same, and change is often painful in some way. You fall in love with your . . . → Read More: Three Marks of Existence

Impermanence – Not Even the Mountains?

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Impermanence – Not Even the Mountains?

A reader wrote:

I’m a big fan of your Daily Buddhism blog and thought that you’d be interested in seeing this 8-minute film that I recently made about impermanence, “Mountains Made of Chalk, Fall into the Sea, Eventually.”

The synergy of creative collaboration can result in magic beyond our . . . → Read More: Impermanence – Not Even the Mountains?

Buddhism and University

A reader writes:

I have just recently started listening to your podcasts and I am hooked. I was first introduced to Buddhism in a religious studies course and was immediately intrigued. I’ve always wanted to learn more and try to put it into practice, but I didn’t know where to begin and most books and lectures I . . . → Read More: Buddhism and University

Podcast Episode 66: Judgment, Burning Hearts, Inuits, and Monkey Attacks

Podcast Episode 66:

Welcome back, this is Daily Buddhism audio show number Sixty-Six recorded March 22nd, 2014. My name is Brian Schell, and I am your host for the show.

Announcements:

I’d like to start answering more of your questions, so be sure to ask! Send in your questions pertaining to Buddhism and beginners or anything even remotely related. . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 66: Judgment, Burning Hearts, Inuits, and Monkey Attacks

Andy Puddicombe: All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes

Today, just a . . . → Read More: Andy Puddicombe: All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes