03: The Associations Tetrad



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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
with a (volitional) process as condition: consciousness associated with a (volitional) process,
with consciousness as condition: mind associated with consciousness,
with mind as condition: the sixth sense sphere associated with mind,
with the sixth sense sphere as condition: contact associated with the sixth sense sphere,
with contact as condition: feeling associated with contact,
with feeling as condition: craving associated with feeling,
with craving as condition: attachment associated with craving,
with attachment as condition: continuation,
with continuation as condition: birth,
with birth as condition: ageing, death,
and so there is an origination of this whole mass of suffering.

With ignorance as condition there is a (volitional) process associated with ignorance,
with a (volitional) process as condition: consciousness associated with a (volitional) process,
with consciousness as condition: mind associated with consciousness,
with mind as condition: contact associated with mind,
with contact as condition: feeling associated with contact,
with feeling as condition: craving associated with feeling,
with craving as condition: attachment associated with craving,
with attachment as condition: continuation,
with continuation as condition: birth,
with birth as condition: ageing, death,
and so there is an origination of this whole mass of suffering.

With ignorance as condition there is a (volitional) process associated with ignorance,
with a (volitional) process as condition: consciousness associated with a (volitional) process,
with consciousness as condition: mind and bodily form with mind (only) associated with consciousness,
with mind and bodily form as condition: the sixth sense sphere associated with mind and bodily form,
with the sixth sense sphere as condition: contact associated with the sixth sense sphere,
with contact as condition: feeling associated with contact,
with feeling as condition: craving associated with feeling,
with craving as condition: attachment associated with craving,
with attachment as condition: continuation,
with continuation as condition: birth,
with birth as condition: ageing, death,
and so there is an origination of this whole mass of suffering.

With ignorance as condition there is a (volitional) process associated with ignorance,
with a (volitional) process as condition: consciousness associated with a (volitional) process,
with consciousness as condition: mind and bodily form with mind (only) associated with consciousness,
with mind and bodily form as condition: the six sense spheres with the sixth sense sphere (only) associated with mind,
with the sixth sense sphere as condition: contact associated with the sixth sense sphere,
with contact as condition: feeling associated with contact,
with feeling as condition: craving associated with feeling,
with craving as condition: attachment associated with craving, ChS mistakenly reads: with craving as condition: attachment associated with attachment here.02
with attachment as condition: continuation,
with continuation as condition: birth,
with birth as condition: ageing, death,
and so there is an origination of this whole mass of suffering.

The Associations Tetrad