Origin of Life

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Origin of Life

Origin of Life – There is No Traceable Origin

Human Life – A Mental Base (Gandhabba) and a Material Base (Cell)

Clarification of “Mental Body” and “Physical Body” – Different Types of “Kāya”

Four Types of Births in Buddhism

Buddhist Explanations of Conception, Abortion, and Contraception replaces (11Nov2018) “What does Buddha Dhamma (Buddhism) say about Contraception?”

Cloning and Gandhabba

Living Cell – How Did the First Cell Come to Existence?

Views on Life

Views on Life – Wrong View of Materialism

Wrong View of Creationism (and Eternal Future Life) – Part 1

Wrong View of Creationism (and Eternal Future Life) – Part 2

Worldview of the Buddha

oBuddhist Worldview – Introduction

oContact Between Āyatana Leads to Vipāka Viññāṇa

oHow Do Sense Faculties Become Internal Āyatana?

oIndriya Make Phassa and Āyatana Make Samphassa

oThe Framework of Buddha Dhamma

oThe Suffering (Dukkha) in the First Noble Truth

oDangers of Ten Types of Wrong Views and Four Possible Paths

oSammā Diṭṭhī – Only One Leads to the Noble Path

oFear of Nibbāna (Enlightenment)

oGhost 1990 Movie – Good Depiction of Gandhabba Concept

oMental Body Versus the Physical Body

oSensory Experience - Basis of Buddha’s Worldview [Actual location at Is There A “Self”? section]

Citta – Basis of Our Experience and Actions

Vipāka Vedanā and “Samphassa jā Vedanā” in a Sensory Event

Kāma Guṇa – Origin of Attachment (Taṇhā)

Vision Is a Series of “Snapshots” – Movie Analogy

Do I Have “A Mind” That Is Fixed and “Mine”?

Chachakka Sutta – Six Types of Vipāka Viññāṇa

Sakkāya Diṭṭhi in Terms of Attā or “Self” or “Ātma”

An Apparent “Self” Is Involved in Kamma Generation

oPaṭicca Samuppāda – Not “Self” or “No-Self”

Taṇhā – The Origin of Suffering

Paṭicca Samuppāda – A “Self” Exists Due to Avijjā

Kamma, Saṅkhāra, and Abhisaṅkhāra

Vacī Saṅkhāra – Saṅkappa (Conscious Thoughts) and Vācā (Speech)

Taṇhā Paccayā Upādāna – Critical Step in Paṭicca Samuppāda

Moha/Avijjā and Vipāka Viññāṇa/Kamma Viññāṇa

Icchā (Cravings) Lead to Upādāna and to Eventual Suffering

Dhammā, Kamma, Saṅkhāra, Mind – Critical Connections

Paṭicca Samuppāda – From Mind to Matter