Pratityasamutpada meaning

(chiefly Mahayana Buddhism) The principle that everything is interdependent, that all things arise in dependence upon multiple causes and conditions.
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(chiefly Theravada Buddhism) The Twelve Nidānas.
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Origin of pratityasamutpada

  • From the Sanskrit प्रतीत्यसमुत्पाद (pratītyasamutpāda, “dependent origination”), from [script?] (pratītya, “dependence”) + [script?] (samutpāda, “arising”).

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