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retrofuturist wrote:... that he translates upadana doubly as "clinging/sustenance".
He also seems to translate the Pali compound panca-upadana-khanda as... "clingable phenomena (or: phenomena that offer sustenance = the five aggregates)"
Clinging tends to be a more common translation than sustenance, but I was wondering what people thought of the use (or implication) of sustenance as a possible translation of upadana.
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