Temporary vs. Permanence

09/09/2011 Comments Off on Temporary vs. Permanence

Temporary: lasting, existing, serving, or effective for a time only

Permanence: the condition or quality of being permanent; perpetual or continued existence. [15th century. Directly or via French< Latinpermanent-, present participle of permanere “remain through” < manere“remain”]

Buddhism “All the faults of our mind – our selfishness, ignorance, anger, attachment, guilt, and other disturbing thoughts – are temporary, not permanent and everlasting. And since the cause of our suffering – our disturbing thoughts and obscurations – is temporary, our suffering is also temporary.” Lama Zopa Rinpoche, “Ultimate Healing”


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