Dependent arising

The reliance of something on something other than itself for establishing or accounting for its existence. Also translated as "dependent origination." The reliance of something on something other than itself for establishing its existence. (1) The reliance of all samsaric phenomena on unawareness for establishing their existence; (2) the reliance of all functional, nonstatic phenomena on causes and conditions for establishing their existence; (3) the reliance of both static and nonstatic phenomena on their parts for establishing their existence; (4) the reliance of all phenomena on mental labeling for establishing their existence. Also translated as "dependent origination."

Tibetan: rten-cing 'brel-bar 'byung-ba

Sanskrit: pratityasamutpada

J Hopkins: dependent-arising.


Other languages

Français: coproduction conditionnée
Italiano: sorgere dipendente
Русский: зависимое возникновение
Tiếng Việt: lý duyên khởi, duyên sinh

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