What I like about Buddhism is the very common sense belief that everything is transient. Seasons and years change, empires and buildings rise and fall…nothing lasts forever….in that, I take comfort…pain passes and so does joy…peace and freedom from wanting satisfies a soul forever.


according to Buddha

This world is swept away by aging, by illness, by death.
For one swept on by aging no shelters exist.
Keeping sight of this danger in death, do meritorious deeds that bring bliss.
Make merit while alive.
When the world is on fire with aging and death, one should salvage [future wealth] by giving:

i find shelter

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