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Past life causes makes effects in the present life!

In the previous life there was doubt, confusion and delusion, which is ignorance.
There was kammic accumulation of many intentions, which is mental construction.
There was attachment to the past life body, food, and pleasures, which is craving.
There was embracing this and that, delighting in this and that object, which is clinging.
There was volitions, favourite choices, and firm determinations, which is becoming...
These 5 things accumulated in the previous kamma-process of becoming therefore
became the conditions for rebirth-linking at birth, here in the present life process...
Here in the present life process, there was rebirth-linking, which is consciousness.
There was descent into the womb, which is mentality-&-materiality; name-&-form.
There is sensitivity of the eye, ear, nose, tongue, body and mind, which is the 6 senses.
There is what is seen, heard, smelt, tasted, touched and thought, which is contact.
There is what is felt as pleasure, pain or neither pleasure nor pain, which is feeling...
These five things here in the present rebirth-process of becoming all have their
conditions in kamma done in the past
. Since feeling causes clinging. And since this
clinging, then causes new becoming resulting in future birth, these 5 things causes
the conditions for a future life to be deposited... The rebirth round is thus closed..   

Any present intentional conscious moment, thus creates a future conscious moment!
Ps I 52, Vism 601

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