Are yet a master-light of all our seeing

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting The soul that rises with us, like a star Hath had elsewhere its setting,


Arising of the world

Dependent on the eye-faculty and visual form, visual cognitive awareness arises; the concomitance of the three is sense-impression. Depending on sense-impression is feeling, depending on feeling is craving, depending on craving is grasping, depending on grasping is becoming, depending on becoming is birth, depending on birth, old age, death, grief, lamentation, suffering, distress and despair […]

The twelve nidanas and their causal relationships

English terms Sanskrit terms With Ignorance as condition, Mental Formations arise With Avidyā as condition, Saṅkhāra (Saṃskāra) arises With Mental Formations as condition, Consciousness arises With Saṅkhāra (Saṃskāra) as condition, Vijñāna arises With Consciousness as condition, Mind and Matter arise With Vijñāna as condition, Nāmarūpa arises With Mind and Matter as condition, Sense Gates […]