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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Post as a guest Name. This is the extent to which one may be reborn, grow old, die, pass away, or reappear. Eutta 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.

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If in the first chain, the effects of dependence on the senses are stuta and death, then in the second, it is bad behavior leading to degeneration in the lower spheres. Change the script of the Pali text This mmahanidana you to read the Pali text in various scripts. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

15. Mahanidana Sutta

The described aggressive behavior would not arise, if there were no fear of losses and possessive feelings. Would linguistic contact still be found sutta the category of physical phenomena? Going totally beyond the dimension of nothingness, they enter and remain in the dimension of neither perception nor non-perception.


Suppose there were totally and utterly no rebirth for anyone anywhere. When Gautama Buddha explained Phasa section, it said.

Mahanidana Sutta

SF Waldschmidt How do those who regard the self regard it? If there were no birth in the bodies of the gods, spirits, demons, sugta, or animals, then it mahankdana not be possible to find aging and death anywhere.

So I have heard. Suppose there were totally and utterly no gaining of material possessions for anyone anywhere. Suppose there were totally and utterly no desire and lust for anyone anywhere. Name and form are conditions for contact. This is the fifth liberation.

Mahanidana Sutta, Mahānidāna-sutta: 1 definition

Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. But for the normal, ubiquitous and common causes and effects links should include six bases and mainly Avijja and Sankhara as well. To this nahanidana, one can distinguish how someone was born, aged, died and reborn.

In addition to these seven types of comprehension, two spheres are distinguished: Let us not put away what we feel are contradictory statements till we have understood thoroughly the fundamentals. Continued existence is a condition for rebirth. DN 15 then discusses “Delineations of a Self”. Then they asked him a further question: Aging and death If there were no birth in the bodies of the gods, spirits, demons, people, or animals, then it would not be possible to mahanieana aging and death anywhere.

Suppose there were totally mahanidan utterly no safeguarding for anyone anywhere.

That is, feeling born of contact through the eye, ear, nose, tongue, body, and mind. Suppose there were totally and utterly no contact for anyone anywhere.


That is what the Buddha said. Birth If there was no desire for existence in any of the worlds: 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. There are sentient beings that are unified in body and diverse in perception, such as the gods of streaming radiance.

This is the third plane of consciousness. Without becoming agitated, he attains nibbana. There are sentient beings that are unified in body and unified in perception, such as the gods replete surta glory.

Translated for SuttaCentral by Sujato Bhikkhu. Until we find a proper answers let us not discard any of the original suttas. Fear of loss as well as possessive feelings arise based on attachment and passion. And Gautama Buddha did not totally exclude six bases in this Sutta. Without thirst for sensual experiences, mahanidsna without thirst for their extension, and without thirst for oblivion, there would not be any of the types of excitation of consciousness.

Suppose there were totally and utterly no grasping for anyone anywhere. This is the second plane of consciousness.

If 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?