Lecture given Sunday, Nov. 24, 1985 by Master Sheng-Yen.) There is a story of a king called Prasenajit who was 62 years old. He talked to the Buddha, telling him how old he realized he'd become. "I'm getting older not only year after year, but month after month, second after second." And the Buddha asked him, "So you have seen impermanence, but have you seen what is permanent?" The king was unable to answer, so the Buddha said, "Let me give you an example. Do you see the water of the Ganges? more