From Ignorance to Death

Buddha1 (2)Through ignorance, intentional actions arise.

Through intentional actions, consciousness arises.

Through consciousness, mental and physical phenomena arise.

Through mental and physical phenomena, the five senses and the mind arise.

Through the five senses and the mind, contact arises.

Through contact, sensation arises.

Through sensation, desire arises.

Through desire, grasping arises.

Through grasping, becoming arises.

Through becoming, birth arises.

Through birth, decay and death arise. 

Buddha Shakyamuni

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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2 Responses to From Ignorance to Death

  1. Ann Rinehard says:

    I’m grateful for your concise but complete explanation of the 12 Links.

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