Anguttara Nikaya


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Anguttara Nikaya
Tikanipata

Sutta 47

Sankhata Sutta

Fabricated

Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
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[1][pts][bodh][olds] "Monks, these three are fabricated characteristics of what is fabricated.

Which three?

Arising is discernible,
passing away is discernible,
alteration (literally, other-ness) while staying is discernible.

"These are three fabricated characteristics of what is fabricated.

"Now these three are unfabricated characteristics of what is unfabricated.

Which three?

No arising is discernible,
no passing away is discernible,
no alteration while staying is discernible.

"These are three unfabricated characteristics of what is unfabricated."

 

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Alternative translation:

"Monks, these three are fabricated characteristics of what is fabricated.

Which three?

Arising is discernible,
passing away is discernible,
alteration (literally, other-ness) of what stays is discernible.

"These are three fabricated characteristics of what is fabricated.

"Now these three are unfabricated characteristics of what is unfabricated.

Which three?

No arising is discernible,
no passing away is discernible,
no alteration of what stays is discernible.

"These are three unfabricated characteristics of what is unfabricated."

 


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