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    Transcendence from Ignorance to NibbAna!



Buddha once explained the entire chain of causes leading to Nibbāna:
Ignorance is the proximate cause of mental construction.
Mental construction is the proximate cause of consciousness.
Consciousness is the proximate cause of name-&-form.
Name-&-form is the proximate cause of the 6 senses.
The 6 senses is the proximate cause of contact.
Contact is the proximate cause of feeling.
Feeling is the proximate cause of craving.
Craving is the proximate cause of clinging.
Clinging is the proximate cause of becoming.
Becoming is the proximate cause of birth.
Birth is the proximate cause of ageing, decay and death.
Ageing, decay and death is the proximate cause suffering.
Suffering is the proximate cause of faith.
Faith is the proximate cause of elation.
Elation is the proximate cause of joy.
Joy is the proximate cause of calmness.
Calmness is the proximate cause of happiness.
Happiness is the proximate cause of concentration.
Concentration is the proximate cause of seeing and knowing reality.
Seeing and knowing reality is the proximate cause of disgust.
Disgust is the proximate cause of disillusion.
Disillusion is the proximate cause of mental release.
Mental release is the proximate cause of ending all mental fermentation
linked with ignorance, associated with becoming, and caused by sensing.
Ending all mental fermentation is the proximate cause of Freedom..
Ending all mental
fermentation is the proximate cause of Peace..
Ending all mental
fermentation is the proximate cause of Bliss..
This - only this - is Nibbāna ...


The Butterfly Effect => A Storm! 1 Cause => Many Effects!

More on this uncreated state - Nibbāna (Sanskrit = Nirvana):
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Peace.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Final_Freedom.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/climax_of_calm.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Reaching_Peace.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_2_Nibbanas.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/What_is_Nibbana.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Nibbana_or_non-return.htm


Multi-factorial are Phenomena: Caused by many factors...

More on Dependent Origination (Paticca-Samuppāda):
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/ontology.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Not_Yours.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/V/Evident_Facts.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Crucial_Necessity.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Elemental_Analysis.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Caused_by_What.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/V/Profound_Causality.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/V/Dependent_Causation.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Cohesive_Co-Origination.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Collapsible_Co-Cessation.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/V/Dependent_Origination.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/V/Dependent_Origination.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Causes_of_Emergence.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/No-Agent_but_Dependence.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/V/Past_Cause_Present_Effect.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/library/DPPN/wtb/n_r/paticca_samuppaada.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Assured_&_Ascertained_Awakening.htm



Intentional Consciousness radiates quantum-waves of probability...

On Causality as general principle:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Causality
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Caused_by_What.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Causes_of_Emergence.htm


Consciousness causes collapse of the Quantum-Wave-function...
Non-local waves thereby manifest as observable 'particulates'..

Source: The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya II 29-32
http://store.pariyatti.org/Connected-Discourses-of-the-Buddha_p_1379.html
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/library/ati_website/html/tipitaka/sn/index.html


Causality!
 


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Updated: 22 December 2016  https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/The_Proximate_Cause.htm

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