Visuddhimagga XV-39

Cakkhuviññāṇadhātuādīnañca na kevalaṃ cakkhurūpādayo paccayā honti, atha kho ālokādayopi.
Ñ(XV,39): And not only are the eye and visible data, etc., conditions for the eye-consciousness element, etc., [respectively], but also light, etc., are too.

Tenāhu pubbācariyā –
Ñ: Hence the former teachers said:

‘‘Cakkhurūpālokamanasikāre paṭicca uppajjati cakkhuviññāṇaṃ.
Ñ: 'Eye-consciousness arises due to eye, visible datum, light, and attention. [489]

Sotasaddavivaramanasikāre paṭicca uppajjati sotaviññāṇaṃ.
以耳[PTS 489]、声、空间,作意为缘生起耳识;
Ñ: Ear-consciousness arises due to ear, sound, aperture, and attention.

Ghānagandhavāyumanasikāre paṭicca uppajjati ghānaviññāṇaṃ.
Ñ: Nose-consciousness arises due to nose, odour, air, and attention.

Jivhārasaāpamanasikāre paṭicca uppajjati jivhāviññāṇaṃ.
Ñ: Tongue-consciousness arises due to tongue, flavour, water, and attention.

Kāyaphoṭṭhabbapathavīmanasikāre paṭicca uppajjati kāyaviññāṇaṃ.
Ñ: Body-consciousness arises due to body, tangible datum, earth, and attention.

Bhavaṅgamanadhammamanasikāre paṭicca uppajjati manoviññāṇa’’nti.
Ñ: Mind-consciousness arises due to life-continuum mind, mental datum, and attention'.

Ayamettha saṅkhepo.
Ñ: This is in brief.

Vitthārato pana paccayappabhedo paṭiccasamuppādaniddese āvibhavissatīti
Ñ: But the kinds of conditions will be explained in detail in the Description of Dependent Origination (Ch. XVII, §66ff.).

evamettha paccayatopi veditabbo vinicchayo.
Ñ: This is how the exposition should be understood here as to condition.

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