Jarāmaranam, Jāti, Bhava, Upādāna, Tanhā, Vedanā, Phassa, Salāyatana, Nāma-rūpa, Viññāna, Sankhārā, Avidya.

I believe they operate inversely and wanted to see further how this inversion is illustrated in the Pali canon.


The best survey of suttas on Twelve Nidanas that I have seen can be found in "The Fundamental Teachings of Early Buddhism: A comparative study based on the Sutranga portion of the Pali Samyutta-Nikaya and the Chinese Samyuktagama" by Choong Mun-keat.

  • Thank you. This is very detailed and informative study. – user14082 Sep 11 '18 at 20:56

There's an entire samyutta on the Nidanas in the Connected Discourses: https://suttacentral.net/sn12

  • Great. Thank you. Suttacentral has a nice app too. – user14082 Sep 11 '18 at 20:57

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