Axiom of dependency

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The principle that certain things depend on other things as their basis and, therefore, to understand certain phenomena one needs to investigate what causes and conditions they depend on in order to arise. One of the four axioms (rigs-pa bzhi) employed when thinking about something in order to understand it.

Tibetan: ལྟོས་པའི་རིགས་པ། ltos-pa'i rigs-pa

Synonyms: Principle of dependency

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