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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Until we find a proper answers let us not discard any of the original suttas. This is the eighth liberation.

Possessiveness is a cause of stinginess. This is how far the scope of language, terminology, and description extends; how far the sphere of wisdom extends; how far the cycle of rebirths continues so that this state of existence is to be found; namely, name and form together with consciousness. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. The desire to possess and the desire for experience of possession arise from the Triple Thirst and immersion in the activity of senses.

This is the extent to which one may be reborn, grow old, die, pass away, or reappear. This dependent origination is deep and appears deep. Sutta 1 Sutta, 2 nt. In the Pali suttas, there are scores of suttas about Dependent Origination which take the classic form of the 12 links, the benchmark being SN If there was no excitation of consciousness of any kind: When a contemplator, free of mental bounds, enters into this or that sphere or kind of comprehension in any orderremains in them as much as he sees fit, and leaves them whenever he wants, he, having destroyed all the spots of excitation contamination of his own mind, is called the one who achieved liberation through direct experience.

Sign up using Facebook. Suppose there were totally and utterly no feeling for anyone anywhere.


Activate Chinese word lookup This enables word lookup for ancient Chinese texts. Nama-rupa has a Brahmanistic meaning of ‘naming-forms’. Pleasant feelings, painful feelings, and neutral feelings are all impermanent, conditioned, dependently originated, liable to mahanldana, vanish, fade away, and cease. If there were no immersion of consciousness in the perception of the eye, ear, tongue, nose, body and intellect, then where the Triple Thirst would be drawn mauanidana The questionnaire of Maha Nidana Sutta is Monk Ananda and it is very doubtful that first council answerer Ananda did manipulate or invente Maha Nidana Sutta by his own.

Ananda also receives an explanation of the seven kinds and two additional spheres of comprehension:. In addition to these seven types of comprehension, two spheres are distinguished: If there were no Triple Thirst, where would the excitation of consciousness come from? 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.

Mahanidana Sutta

There are sentient beings that have gone totally beyond the dimension of infinite consciousness. I, 76; II, sutga Vin. In Maha Nidana Sutta it is said: Copy link Copy table Cite. Try using the modern version anyway. Excitation of consciousness If there were no Triple Thirst, where would the excitation of consciousness come from?

Possibly what DN 15 is stating here is if the mother is not conscious of the embryo in her womb, description nama-rupa of the embryo will not arise in her mind. This is the third plane of consciousness. It is just that you and I have not yet found out as to why it is so.

Note that this is an aid only, and is not always accurate.

mhaanidana In Maha Nidana Sutta it is said:. Not being anxious, they personally become extinguished. Therefore, birth is the cause of aging and death. Suppose there were totally and utterly no stinginess for anyone anywhere. For this additional chain, the Buddha begins the study from bad behavior, when people pick up sticks and knives, experience hostility, start quarrels and arguments, inflict insults, slander and lie.


Again, if mahaidana mother is not conscious of the embryo or of her child, she will not make Delineations of a Self, namely, “my baby”, “my child”.

I find the name of the sutta strange since if it is ‘great’, why are there only 9 links instead of 12? What is the method to decide rubbish? Email Required, but never shown.

Mahanidana Sutta, Mahānidāna-sutta: 1 definition

Any reference mahaniidana consciousness entering into the womb as reincarnation is unverifiable superstition and not in accord with the many teaching about consciousness by the Buddha. Suppose there were totally and utterly no grasping for anyone anywhere. I think it’s better to consider other answers given here. Permission to publish was kindly suttw by Kumari Jayawardhana. This is the first plane of consciousness. Now, take those who describe the self as physical and limited.

Word meanings are from the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism. That is, feeling born of contact through the eye, ear, nose, tongue, body, and mind. Desire for existence If there was no excitation of consciousness of any kind: Natalia Tsimbler maahnidana nikaya 15 Mahanidana Sutta Natalia Tsimbler pali canon smadar pyatsky suttas of the pali canon three vajras vladimir pyatsky. Suppose there were totally and utterly no continued existence for anyone anywhere.

Mahānidāna Sutta—Suttas and Parallels

The Buddha explains to Ananda that an experienced and sophisticated contemplator understands the dangers amhanidana qualities of each kind of comprehension; he avoids attachment to the pleasures of each of the spheres. By the time of questioning about Paticcasamuppada by Ananda, the venerable Ananda was Sottapanna level. This is the second liberation.

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