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Avijja (beginningless ignorance is the primary defilement where all other secondary defilements arises, including delusion. Avijja means not knowing , not seeing. Based on not knowing, delusion arises


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The terms "conditioned" and "compounded" are often used to explain the term "sankhara". Conditioned means phenomena which are affected or caused by each other. For e.g. a tree is not just a standalone object. It is dependent on sunlight, water, air etc. Space and time too are conditioned as we can see in Einstein's Theory of ...


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