Visuddhimagga XIII-117

Tattha yaṃ vattamānajavanavīthito atītānāgatavasena dvittijavanavīthiparimāṇe kāle parassa cittaṃ,
Ñ(XIII,117): Herein, another's consciousness during a time measuring two or three cognitive series with impulsions extending before and after the [strictly] currently existing cognitive series with impulsions,

taṃ sabbampi santatipaccuppannaṃ nāma.
Ñ: is all called 'present by continuity'.

‘‘Addhāpaccuppannaṃ pana javanavārena dīpetabba’’nti saṃyuttaṭṭhakathāyaṃ vuttaṃ.
Ñ: But in the Saṃyutta Commentary it is said that 'present by extent' should be illustrated by a round of impulsions.

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