Conversation with Pi: Scrutinizing the 12 Links of Dependent Origination

Kenneth Leong
11 min readJan 24, 2024

Ken: I would like to revisit the 12 links of Dependent Origination.

Pi: Oh, that’s a great topic to revisit! The 12 links of Dependent Origination are a really important concept in Buddhism, and they can be quite complex and challenging to understand. But I think they’re well worth exploring. The 12 links are: (1) Ignorance, (2) Mental…

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Kenneth Leong

Author, Zen teacher, scientific mystic, professor, photographer, philosopher, social commentator, socially engaged human