From external Element to
Urge to silly Search:
There is the element of
eye-sensitivity, and the element of visual form, which together
induces the element of visual consciousness. The coincidence of these three, is eye
Thus in dependence on this element of visual-sensitivity, there arises eye-contact.
In dependence on eye-contact, there arises a
born of eye-contact.
In dependence on feeling born of eye-contact, there arises instant
In dependence on the element of visual form, there arises
In dependence on this visual experience,
towards a form arises.
In dependence on this inclination,
for particular visible forms arises.
In dependence on this specific desire, a
for these specific forms arises.
In dependence on this fever for form,
after these certain forms arises.
In dependence on this search for form,
reaching out, acquisition,
a wide variety of
, comes into being... Such is the arising of this entire
of ever frustrated
Similarly with the pairs:
ear & sound, nose & smell, tongue & taste, body & touch,
mind & mental states,
which make their respective kinds of consciousness
is caused by that
Craving that was born from
which was arisen from
Right here and now, later and much later...
Right there at
Right there at avoiding
I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for
(Jim Jarmusch in the film:
More on this thorny Craving
causing all pain:
The Grouped Sayings on the Elements by the Buddha.
Dhatu-Samyutta Nikāya XIV