Sabbe saṅkhārā aniccā’ti
yadā paññāya passati
Atha nibbindati dukkhe
esa maggo visuddhiyā
All conditioned things are impermanent”
— when one sees this with wisdom,
one turns away from suffering.
This is the path to purification.
– Dhammapada Verse 277
‘Evidence Shows Natural Selection Is Working Right Now to Cull Bad Genes in Humans’
by MIKE MCRAE
‘… In a massive genomic study covering over 170,000 people from across Britain and the United States, researchers identified a variety of individual genes and gene sets that painted a picture of how our genome is slowly evolving from one generation to the next.
Researchers from Columbia University, New York Genome Center and University of Cambridge set out to make a critical step to achieving a rather ambitious goal – to directly measure human evolutionary fitness….’
‘.. There’s no reason to think humans are no longer under the influence of natural selection, even if that selection often feels less ‘natural’ and more ‘urban’.
In fact, past research suggests over the past 40,000 years evolution of Homo sapiens hasn’t merely continued, it has accelerated…’
Read in full here …
‘.. “Monks, I will describe & analyze dependent co-arising for you.
“And what is dependent co-arising?
From ignorance as a requisite condition come fabrications.
From fabrications as a requisite condition comes consciousness. From consciousness as a requisite condition comes name-&-form.
From name-&-form as a requisite condition come the six sense media.
From the six sense media as a requisite condition comes contact.
From contact as a requisite condition comes feeling.
From feeling as a requisite condition comes craving.
From craving as a requisite condition comes clinging/sustenance.
From clinging/sustenance as a requisite condition comes becoming.
From becoming as a requisite condition comes birth.
From birth as a requisite condition, then aging & death, sorrow, lamentation, pain, distress, & despair come into play.
Such is the origination of this entire mass of
dukkha & suffering …’
– Vibhaṅga Sutta : Analysis of Dependent Co-arising SN 12.2
– Source : www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn12/sn12.002.than.html
‘Law of Dependent Origination’
by Ven. K Sri Dhammananda Mahā Thero
in ‘What Buddhists Believe’.
“No God, no Brahma can be found
No matter of this wheel of life
Just bare phenomena roll
Depend on conditions all.
– Visuddhi Magga”
Follow this link .. www.budsas.org/ebud/whatbudbeliev/106.htm
by Ajahn Amaro
Follow this link … https://youtu.be/X-wIGlgmgpY
by Ajahn Sucitto
Follow this link … https://youtu.be/JtWiBT7Yxt4
– Posted by CFFong