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Samyutta Nikaya
IV. Salayatana Vagga
35: Salayatana Samyutta
Pannasaka Tatiya
1. Yogakkhemi Vagga

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
IV. The Book of the Six Sense Bases
35: Connected Discourses on the Six Sense Bases
The Third Fifty
1. Secure from Bondage

Sutta 110

Upadana Suttam

Things That Can Be Clung To

Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi

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[1][pts] "Bhikkhus, I will teach you the things that can be clung to and the clinging.

Listen to that. ...

"And what, bhikkhus, are the things that can be clung to, and what is the clinging?

The eye, bhikkhus, is a thing that can be clung to; the desire and lust for it is the clinging there.

The ear is a thing that can be clung to ...

The mind is a thing that can be clung to; the desire and lust for it is the clinging there.

These are called the things that can be clung to, and this the clinging."

 


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