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Kamma and Anicca

Postby clw_uk » Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:14 pm

Greetings

In the Classical Theravada, as far as i understand, beings get born into realms and then pass away according to kamma. They also have sickness as a result of kamma (as well as ageing?) so my question is this

Is kamma the cause of anicca?

Or is it Ignorance (which leads on through D.O.)?




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Re: Kamma and Anicca

Postby Mawkish1983 » Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:06 pm

I'm certainly no expert but I wouldn't say kamma is the cause of anicca per se. Anicca, dukkha and anatta are just how things are, irrespective of volition.

I might, of course, be wrong :)

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Re: Kamma and Anicca

Postby clw_uk » Tue Jun 30, 2009 3:12 pm

Thanks both :)
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