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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


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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