12 OLD AGE, SICKNESS and DEATH
The new entity locks into a fresh cycle once again progressing towards Death.
Dependent Origination Death
THE LEVEL OF ORDINARY
As long as the causes and conditions for sorrow exist, life/death cycle will continue indefinitely.
Sorrow will disappear when sorrow’s causes are eliminated.
THE LEVEL OF DEEPER UNDERSTANDING
Clinging to existence through ignorance, craving and grasping is the addiction that chains beings to the
interminable life/death rhythm. Every being has the potential to break this samsaric cycle.
THE LEVEL OF ULTIMATE WISDOM
The law of karma states that according to the seed that is sown, the fruit will form, The doer of skilful acts will gather fortune, The doer of unskilful acts will reap misfortune.