If time is a fading dream Then it would be like a flower Even if destined to fall It would be all the more valuable in its transience.
Faust, the Ninth Symphony, and the will of Adolf Hitler are eternal youth and know neither time nor transience.baldur von schirach
Buddhism is primarily concerned with salvation of a human as a person who, unlike other living beings, has self-consciousness and free will and thereby alone has the potential to become aware of and emancipated from the transience common to all things in the universe. This is existentialist and personalistic aspect of Buddhismmasao abe
However, a cosmological dimension is the necessary basis for this Buddhist salvation: in Buddhism salvation is not from sin as rebellion against God , but emancipation from the cycle of birth and death which is part of transience of the universe . This is the cosmological aspect of Buddhism. These two aspects are inseparable; the more cosmological the basis of salvation
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