Anicca



the cycle of birth, growth, decay, and death through which every living thing must pass.
noun
(in Theravada Buddhism) the belief that all things, including the self, are impermanent and constantly changing: the first of the three basic characteristics of existence Compare anata, dukkha

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    Saint, pope a.d. 155?–166?. Historical Examples Suddenly a whistle was heard from near the prow, where Anicetus was standing. Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar Nero seemed overjoyed at finding Anicetus so ready to meet his wishes. Nero Jacob Abbott Polycarp was not able to persuade Anicetus to renounce a practice which had been that […]

  • Aniconic

    not employing or permitting images, idols, etc.: an aniconic religion. not forming an image. of or relating to aniconism. Historical Examples This is not necessarily the case with the worshipper of aniconic or unshaped gods. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3 Various The question arises: must the stage of aniconic gods historically precede […]



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    opposition to the use of idols or images. the worship of objects symbolic of but not depicting a deity.

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