showing 'Invariance under Transformation'
Tīn'imāni bhikkhave sankhatassa sankhatalakkhanāni. Katamāni tīni. Uppādo paññāyati, vayo paññāyati, thitassa aññathattam paññāyati. Imāni kho bhikkhave tīni sankhatassa sankhatalakkhanānī ti.
There are, monks, these three determined- characteristics of what is determined. Which are the three? Arising (appearance) is manifest; disappearance is manifest; change while standing is manifest. These, monks, are the three determined-characteristics of what is determined.Anguttara III,v,7 <A.i,152>Tayo'me bhikkhave addhā. Katame tayo. Atīto addhā, anāgato addhā, paccuppanno addhā. Ime kho bhikkhave tayo addhā ti.
There are, monks, these three periods. Which are the three? The past period, the future period, the present period. These, monks, are the three periods.
Itivuttaka III,ii,4 <Iti.53>
I. STATIC ASPECT II. DYNAMIC ASPECT