Past life causes
makes effects in the present life!
In the previous life there was doubt, confusion and delusion, which is
There was kammic accumulation of many intentions, which is mental
There was attachment to the past life body, food, and pleasures, which is
There was embracing this and that, delighting in this and that object, which is
There was volitions, favourite choices, and firm determinations, which is
These 5 things accumulated in the previous kamma-process of becoming
became the conditions for rebirth-linking at birth, here in the present life
Here in the present life process, there was rebirth-linking, which is
There was descent into the womb, which is mentality-&-materiality;
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
There is what is felt as pleasure, pain or neither pleasure nor pain, which
These five things here in the present rebirth-process of becoming all have
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
the conditions for a future life to be deposited... The rebirth round is
Any present intentional conscious moment,
thus creates a future conscious moment!
Ps I 52, Vism 601
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