Points of Controversy
7.2. Of Mental States as mutually connected
Theravādin: But you do not also deny that some things are concomitant, co-existent, compounded with other things, arise and cease together with them, have the same physical basis and the same object? Why then except the relation “connected with”?
Rājagirikas and Siddhatthikas: Then do you understand that one such state accompanies, pervades another state, just as oil pervades sesamum, or sugar pervades cane?
Theravādin: No, that cannot truly be said… .