Translated by Ānandajoti Bhikkhu
This I heard:
at one time the Fortunate One was dwelling near Śrāvastī, in Jeta’s Wood, at Anāthapiṇḍada’s3 monastery, together with a great Community of monks, with twelve-hundred and fifty monks. There the Fortunate One addressed (the monks, saying):
“I will teach you, monks, about conditional origination from the beginning, and its analysis, listen to it, apply your minds thoroughly and well, and I will speak. What is conditional origination from the beginning?