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Greek for "everything flows", implying that nothing is permanent but is always in flux, or changing.

The expression is attributed to Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher who lived around the same time as the Buddha, and amazingly came up with many similar ideas.

I have heard panta rhei expressed as "The only thing that does not change is the fact that everything changes." I am not sure, though, whether those are Heraclitus' exact words or a later paraphrase.

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