Samyutta Nikaya Masthead


[Site Map]  [Home]  [Sutta Indexes]  [Glossology]  [Site Sub-Sections]

The Pali is transliterated as ASCII (aiumnntdnl). Alternatives:
[ IAST Unicode (āīūṃṅñṭḍṇḷ) | Velthuis (aaiiuu.m'n~n.t.d.n.l) ]

 

Samyutta Nikaya:
IV. Salayatana Vagga
35: Salayatana Samyutta
Mulapannasa
1. Anicca Vagga

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
IV. The Book of the Six Sense Bases
35: Connected Discourses on the Six Sense Bases
The Root Fifty
1. The Impermanent

Sutta 4

Bahira Anicca Suttam (Aniccam 2; Bahiram)

The External as Impermanent

Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi

"OBhikkhu Bodhi 2000., The Connected Discourses of the Buddha (Wisdom Publications, 2000)
This selection from The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya by Bhikkhu Bodhi is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at http://www.wisdompubs.org/book/connected-discourses-buddha.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.wisdompubs.org/terms-use.

 


[2] [1134]

[1][pts] "Bhikkhus, forms are impermanent.

What is impermanent is suffering.

What is suffering is nonself.

What is nonself should be seen as it really is with correct wisdom thus:

'This is not mine, [3] this I am not, this is not my self.'

"Sounds ...

Odours ...

Tastes ...

Tactile objects ...

Mental phenomena are impermanent.

What is impermanent is suffering.

What is suffering is nonself.

What is nonself should be seen as it really is with correct wisdom thus:

'This is not mine, this I am not, this is not my self.'

"Seeing thus, bhikkhus, the instructed noble disciple experiences revulsion towards forms, revulsion towards sounds, revulsion towards odours, revulsion towards tastes, revulsion towards tactile objects, revulsion towards mental phenomena.

Experiencing revulsion, he becomes dispassionate.

Through dispassion [his mind] is liberated.

When it is liberated there comes the knowledge:

'It's liberated.'

He understands:

'Destroyed is birth, the holy life has been lived, what had to be done has been done, there is no more for this state of being."

 


Contact:
E-mail
Copyright Statement   Webmaster's Page