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8. Hereby air is explained.

The same argumentation explains the origination of air also. That a special Sûtra is devoted to the origination of air--instead of disposing in one Sûtra of Ether and air--is for the sake of Sûtra 10, which states that 'hence (i.e. from air) there originated fire.'

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