24 causal relations

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The 24 Causal Relations:

1. Root

2. Object

3. Predominance

4. Contiguity

5. Immediacy

6. Co-nascence

7. Mutuality (or Reciprocity)

8. Dependence

9. Powerful Dependence (or Sufficing)

10. Pre-nascence (or Antecedence)

11. Post-nascence (or Post Occurrence)

12. Repetition (or Habitual Recurrence)

13. Kamma

14. Effect

15. Nutriment

16. Control

17. Jhana (Meditative Absorption)

18. Path

19. Association

20. Dissociation

21. Presence

22. Absence

23. Separation

24. Non-separation

(from Patthana, the last book of the Abhidhamma)

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