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Samyutta Nikaya:
IV. Salayatana Vagga
35: Salayatana Samyutta
Pannasaka Dutiya
1. Avijja Vagga

The Book of the Kindred Sayings
IV. Kindred Sayings on the 'Six-Fold Sphere' of Sense and Other Subjects
35: Kindred Sayings the Sixfold Sphere of Sense
The 'Second Fifty' Suttas
1. The Chapter on Ignorance

Sutta 56

Asava-Pahana Suttam

The Asavas (i)

Translated by F. L. Woodward
Edited by Mrs. Rhys Davids

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[1][bodh]Thus have I heard:

The Exalted One was once staying near Savatthi, at Jeta Grove, in Anathapindika's, Park.

Then a certain brother came to the Exalted One,
and on coming to him saluted him
and sat down at one side.

So seated that brother said this:

"By how knowing, lord,
by how seeing
do the asavas come to be abandoned?"

"In him that knows and sees the eye as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees objects as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees eye-consciousness as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees eye-contact as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees
whatever weal or woe or neutral state
that arises experienced through eye-contact
as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees the ear as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees sounds as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees ear-consciousness as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees ear-contact as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees
whatever weal or woe or neutral state
that arises experienced through ear-contact
as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees the nose as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees scents as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees nose-consciousness as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees nose-contact as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees
whatever weal or woe or neutral state
that arises experienced through nose-contact
as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees the tongue as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees savours as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees tongue-consciousness as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees tongue-contact as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees
whatever weal or woe or neutral state
that arises experienced through tongue-contact
as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees the body as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees things tactile as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees body-consciousness as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees body-contact as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees
whatever weal or woe or neutral state
that arises experienced through body-contact
as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees the mind as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees mind-states as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees mind-consciousness as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees mind-contact as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

In him that knows and sees
whatever weal or woe or neutral state
that arises experienced through mind-contact
as impermanent, brother,
do the asavas come to be abandoned.

This is how knowing,
how seeing
that the asavas come to be abandoned."


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