Template:Chachakka

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Figure: The Pali Canon's Six Sextets:
 
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  "internal"
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contact
   
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  1. The six internal sense bases are the eye, ear,
    nose, tongue, body & mind.
  2. The six external sense bases are visible forms,
    sound, odor, flavors, touch & mental objects.
  3. Sense-specific consciousness arises dependent
    on an internal & an external sense base.
  4. Contact is the meeting of an internal sense
    base, external sense base & consciousness.
  5. Feeling is dependent on contact.
  6. Craving is dependent on feeling.
 Source: MN 148 (Thanissaro, 1998)    diagram details
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Template:Chachakka simplistically diagrams the relationship between entities of the Buddhist framework known as the "Six Sextets" (Pali: cha-chakka). This framework is found throughout the Pali Canon.[1] The six sextets are:

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{{Chachakka|figno=1}}transcludes the template with the phrase "Figure 1" replacing the word "Figure." Any Arabic numeral can be passed as a parameter for "figno".

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Examples of well-known discourses (sutta) that reference this framework include the Chachakka Sutta ("The Six Sextets Discourse," MN 148; see, e.g., Thanissaro, 1998) and the Ādittapariyāya Sutta ("Fire Sermon", SN 35.28; see, e.g., Thanissaro, 1993).)

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