03: Sampayuttacatukkaṁ
The Association Tetrad

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Avijjāpaccayā saṅkhāro avijjāsampayutto,
With ignorance as condition there is a (volitional) process associated with ignorance, As was said above for the roots tetrad applies here also, but the condition in this case is the arising together condition (sahajātapaccaya). 01

saṅkhārapaccayā viññāṇaṁ saṅkhārasampayuttaṁ,
with a (volitional) process as condition: consciousness associated with a (volitional) process,

viññāṇapaccayā nāmaṁ viññāṇasampayuttaṁ,
with consciousness as condition: mind associated with consciousness,

nāmapaccayā chaṭṭhāyatanaṁ nāmasampayuttaṁ,
with mind as condition: the sixth sense sphere associated with mind,

chaṭṭhāyatanapaccayā phasso chaṭṭhāyatanasampayutto,
with the sixth sense sphere as condition: contact associated with the sixth sense sphere,

phassapaccayā vedanā phassasampayuttā,
with contact as condition: feeling associated with contact,

vedanāpaccayā taṇhā vedanāsampayuttā,
with feeling as condition: craving associated with feeling,

taṇhāpaccayā upādānaṁ taṇhāsampayuttaṁ,
with craving as condition: attachment associated with craving,

upādānapaccayā bhavo,
with attachment as condition: continuation,

bhavapaccayā jāti,
with continuation as condition: birth,

jātipaccayā jarāmaraṇaṁ,
with birth as condition: ageing, death,

evam-etassa kevalassa dukkhakkhandhassa samudayo hoti.
and so there is an origination of this whole mass of suffering.

 

Avijjāpaccayā saṅkhāro avijjāsampayutto,
With ignorance as condition there is a (volitional) process associated with ignorance,

saṅkhārapaccayā viññāṇaṁ saṅkhārasampayuttaṁ,
with a (volitional) process as condition: consciousness associated with a (volitional) process,

viññāṇapaccayā nāmaṁ viññāṇasampayuttaṁ,
with consciousness as condition: mind associated with consciousness,

nāmapaccayā phasso nāmasampayutto,
with mind as condition: contact associated with mind,

phassapaccayā vedanā phassasampayuttā,
with contact as condition: feeling associated with contact,

vedanāpaccayā taṇhā vedanāsampayuttā,
with feeling as condition: craving associated with feeling,

taṇhāpaccayā upādānaṁ taṇhāsampayuttaṁ,
with craving as condition: attachment associated with craving,

upādānapaccayā bhavo,
with attachment as condition: continuation,

bhavapaccayā jāti,
with continuation as condition: birth,

jātipaccayā jarāmaraṇaṁ,
with birth as condition: ageing, death,

evam-etassa kevalassa dukkhakkhandhassa samudayo hoti.
and so there is an origination of this whole mass of suffering.

 

Avijjāpaccayā saṅkhāro avijjāsampayutto,
With ignorance as condition there is a (volitional) process associated with ignorance,

saṅkhārapaccayā viññāṇaṁ saṅkhārasampayuttaṁ,
with a (volitional) process as condition: consciousness associated with a (volitional) process,

viññāṇapaccayā nāmarūpaṁ viññāṇasampayuttaṁ nāmaṁ,
with consciousness as condition: mind and bodily form with mind (only) associated with consciousness,

nāmarūpapaccayā chaṭṭhāyatanaṁ nāmarūpasampayuttaṁ,
with mind and bodily form as condition: the sixth sense sphere associated with mind and bodily form,

chaṭṭhāyatanapaccayā phasso chaṭṭhāyatanasampayutto,
with the sixth sense sphere as condition: contact associated with the sixth sense sphere,

phassapaccayā vedanā phassasampayuttā,
with contact as condition: feeling associated with contact,

vedanāpaccayā taṇhā vedanāsampayuttā,
with feeling as condition: craving associated with feeling,

taṇhāpaccayā upādānaṁ taṇhāsampayuttaṁ,
with craving as condition: attachment associated with craving,

upādānapaccayā bhavo,
with attachment as condition: continuation,

bhavapaccayā jāti,
with continuation as condition: birth,

jātipaccayā jarāmaraṇaṁ,
with birth as condition: ageing, death,

evam-etassa kevalassa dukkhakkhandhassa samudayo hoti.
and so there is an origination of this whole mass of suffering.

 

Avijjāpaccayā saṅkhāro avijjāsampayutto,
With ignorance as condition there is a (volitional) process associated with ignorance,

saṅkhārapaccayā viññāṇaṁ saṅkhārasampayuttaṁ,
with a (volitional) process as condition: consciousness associated with a (volitional) process,

viññāṇapaccayā nāmarūpaṁ viññāṇasampayuttaṁ nāmaṁ,
with consciousness as condition: mind and bodily form with mind (only) associated with consciousness,

nāmarūpapaccayā saḷāyatanaṁ nāmasampayuttaṁ chaṭṭhāyatanaṁ,
with mind and bodily form as condition: the six sense spheres with the sixth sense sphere (only) associated with mind,

chaṭṭhāyatanapaccayā phasso chaṭṭhāyatanasampayutto,
with the sixth sense sphere as condition: contact associated with the sixth sense sphere,

phassapaccayā vedanā phassasampayuttā,
with contact as condition: feeling associated with contact,

vedanāpaccayā taṇhā vedanāsampayuttā,
with feeling as condition: craving associated with feeling,

taṇhāpaccayā upādānaṁ taṇhāsampayuttaṁ,
with craving as condition: attachment associated with craving, ChS mistakenly reads: taṇhāpaccayā upādānaṁ upādānasampayuttaṁ here.02

upādānapaccayā bhavo,
with attachment as condition: continuation,

bhavapaccayā jāti,
with continuation as condition: birth,

jātipaccayā jarāmaraṇaṁ,
with birth as condition: ageing, death,

evam-etassa kevalassa dukkhakkhandhassa samudayo hoti.
and so there is an origination of this whole mass of suffering.

Sampayuttacatukkaṁ
The Association Tetrad