Mahanidana Sutta: Sutta Pitaka: The Mahanidana Sutta (“Discourse on the Great Origin”) gives the fullest canonical treatment of the doctrine of dependent. Buddha and Ananda talk about the Interdependent Origin of Suffering. One day, Ananda said to the Buddha that although the doctrine of the. It is true that Maha Nidana Sutta in the Digha Nikaya points out Paticcasamuppada (the process of Dependant Arising), and of Nāma-kāya.

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This is the sixth plane of consciousness. Only if when we detect the structural principles of such paticcasamuppada links, in the entirety of the teaching, then you would have arrived at the true Dhamma. This is the third liberation. Suppose there were totally and utterly no seeking for anyone anywhere.

There are sentient beings that are diverse in body and diverse in perception, such as human beings, some gods, and some beings in the underworld. There are sentient beings that have gone totally beyond the dimension of infinite space.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. By not understanding, and not penetrating this doctrine of Paticcasamuppada, beings have become entangled like in a knotted ball of thread and have become like munja grass and rushes, unable to pass beyond the woeful states of existence, and Samsara, the cycle of existence.

Grasping is a condition for continued existence.

Returning to the main chain of Nidanas, the Buddha explains: Types of comprehension Mahahidana also receives an explanation of the seven kinds and two additional spheres of comprehension: Name and form are conditions for contact.


Contact is a condition for feeling. Suppose there were totally and utterly no assessing for anyone anywhere. These are the eight liberations. Now, take those who describe the self as physical and infinite ….

They describe it as physical and limited: The Sutta also discusses the idea of soul, the seven resting places of cognition vinnanatthitithe two spheres ayatanaand the eight kinds of deliverance vimokkha. The Buddha showed this with an example of two bundles of reeds to make it easy to understand. Would contact still be found?

If there were no contact at all, in any way, of anything anywhere stuta i. SF SF Waldschmidt Liberation by inference and through direct experience The Buddha explains to Ananda that an experienced and sophisticated contemplator understands the dangers and qualities of each kind of comprehension; he avoids attachment to the pleasures of each of the spheres. Waldschmidt ; vol v ed.

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Mahajidana consciousness were not to become established in name and form, would the coming to be of the origin of suffering—of rebirth, old age, and death in the future—be found?

The described aggressive behavior would not arise, if there were no fear of losses and possessive feelings. A mendicant is freed by directly knowing this: Another chain of thought that describes the consequences of thirst The Buddha tells Ananda about another chain of thought, the study of which also leads to an understanding of the depravity of immersion in perception.

That is, there were no rebirth of sentient beings into their various realms—of gods, fairies, spirits, creatures, maganidana, quadrupeds, birds, or reptiles, each into their own realm. And this is the way to understand mahanidxna from contact as a requisite condition comes feeling.


DN 15 17 Pali. In Maha Nidana Sutta it is said:. Natalia Tsimbler digha nikaya 15 Mahanidana Sutta Natalia Tsimbler pali canon smadar pyatsky suttas of the pali canon three vajras vladimir pyatsky.

Therefore, the Triple Thirst is the cause of the excitation of consciousness. There are sentient beings that are unified in body and unified in perception, such as the gods replete with glory.

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The logical assumption mahanirana not discussing six bases in link was Ananda probably had well understanding on six bases by Samma Ditthi without self-view, Sakkara Ditthi. Conversion from PDF was by Janaka of http: Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

This is the eighth liberation. This is the second liberation.

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Such a contemplator knows and sees the truth about the destruction of sufferingbut does not say either: SF Sander Any reference to consciousness entering into the womb as reincarnation is unverifiable superstition and not in accord with the many teaching about consciousness by the Mahwnidana. Are there any compelling reasons or grounds why Buddhists should accept the Maha-Nidana Sutta of the Digha Nikaya as the words of the Buddha? They describe the self as formless and infinite in the present; or in some future life; or else they think: Then the Buddha instructs Ananda in depth about the teachings of Nidanas: