The Buddhist Psychological Concept of Paticcasamuppada

Qing MING

Abstract


The Buddhist psychological concept of paticcasamuppada is the core concept of the whole Buddhist psychology theory system, it extends the study of Buddhist psychology to all Sentient beings to the past, present and future life. This paper uses hermeneutics as its research method, takes paticcasamuppada as its subject of study, explains the meaning of paticcasamuppada, examines about the different interpretive schemes involving them. Explain the congruence and incompatibilities between the different schemes of paticcasamuppada (that consist of twelve factors/links, three life, etc), explains how this teaching figures in Buddhist psychological soteriology.

Keywords


Paticcasamuppada, Paticcasamuppada, Dependent origination, Twelve factors


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/ichss2017/19576

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