Reply To: How can vedana paccaya phassa?


This forum thread reminded me of another thread:

Kammic Energy Leads to Consciousness

In that thread I asked about the difference between “life” and “inert matter”, and in Lal’s response there was a side comment:

“EVERYTHING has its origins in kammic energy (via Paticca Samuppada)
– However, it is not necessary to focus on that right now.”

So the below explains why that is the case:

“…four of the eight “basic units of matter” in a suddhāshtaka arise due to avijjā and the other four due to tanhā…”