Dependent Origination
and Emptiness

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One who sees dependent origination sees the Dhamma; one who sees the Dhamma sees dependent origination. MN 28.28
  Dependent Origination and Emptiness is free to download and you will find various eBook formats below. The reasons this book is available for free can be found here: $Dana. Basically, I'm attempting to "pay it forward" in appreciation of all the Streams Of Dependently Arising Processes Interacting that brought this book to fruition.

If you find the book useful, it would be very nice if you can contribute in some manner to a organization or individual that you feel is working to make the world a better place. We're all in this together; we must all do whatever we can to make this world better for all the beings who inhabit it. But you are under no obligation, the book is available for free. I hope you do find it useful.

-- Leigh Brasington

PDF1 PDF2 EPUB AZW3/Kindle MOBI Paperback Audiobook

Last Updated 26 Nov 2021, 21:15 PDT: Typos fixed, New versions of PDF1, PDF2, EPUB, AZW3 & MOBI

eBook Formats
106 pages
PDF is the most portable format, but it has fixed layout pages, so it may not be suitable for devices with small screens. Neither PDF version has a fancy cover. If you are going to print a copy on your own printer on 8.5" x 11" or A4 paper, this is the version to use.
228 pages
This PDF version is for generating a paperback book, so the internal links/footnotes don't work. But you might find it suitable for a small screen or if you want larger type since it is for A5 size paper. You might be able to use this version to print your own large type copy, depending on your printer.
185 pages
This is the most widely supported eBook format and can be read on a variety of devices, including computers, smartphones, tablets, eReaders (except Kindle), plus Nook and Kobo apps. The best option for the iPad/iPhone is using this version with the iOS native Apple Books app - instructions for installing it are here. It also works on MacOS using the native Apple Books application. Note that the Windows Nook app does not display diacritics - please use the Kindle app with the AZW3 version on Windows computers. Diacritics are displayed correctly in the Android Nook app.
This is the format for use with Amazon's Kindle eReaders and Kindle apps. However, there are reported problems with using this on both the Android and iPad/iPhone Kindle apps. You can use the EPUB version with either the Nook app or the ReadEra app (no registration) on Android. For iPad/iPhone it's best to use the EPUB version with the iOS native Apple Books app - instructions for installing it are here. Many alternatives to Kindle are available if you have problems.
This Kindle version is optimized to work on touchscreens, so you might want to use it on a physical Kindle with a touch screen - or on an Android or iPad/iPhone device. Footnote navigation should be easier using this version.
This Kindle version might work on iPhones, iPads, and Android if the one above doesn't work. It's also built to work on touchscreens. This version has all the words, but unfortunately none of the images. Use it only if you have trouble installing the versions immediately above.
MOBIThis is another widely supported eBook format.
—— If your eReader is not a Kindle, choose EPUB and it will most likely work ——
If you have any problems with your Android eReader app, here's a list other Android eReader apps to try.
If you have any problems with your iPad/iPhone eReader app, here's a list other iOS eReader apps to try.

You can't download a paperback book obviously, but click the link just above to learn how you can obtain one.

There were no plans to ever produce an audiobook version of DO&E: SODAPI. But Margo Mallar has recorded an audiobook version as dana (Thank You!) and it is now free to download. There are 4 MP3 files: There is also a ZIP file that you can download that contains all 4 of the above files:

The first draft of the book was created in large part from transcripts of Dhamma talks I've given. If you want to listen to those talks, listen to them in this order:

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