The Three Characteristics of Existence

The three foundations of existence are also known as the three characteristics of existence.

Anicca, anatta, and dukkha. One lacks wisdom until impermanence, no-self, and suffering/unsatisfactoriness are understood, i.e., realized, in meditation.

However, one can be wise and still not see dependent origination, the realization of which is Buddhahood.

 

 

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