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Saɱyutta Nikāya
I. Sagātha Vagga
1. Devatā-Saɱyutta
VII. Addha Vagga

Sutta 69

Iccha Sutta

Desire

Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
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[69.1][rhyc][bodh][A deva:]

With what         is the world tied down?
    With the subduing
of what         is it freed?
    With the abandoning
of what         are all bonds
            cut through?

[The Buddha:]

With desire     the world is tied down.
    With the subduing
of desire         it's freed.
    With the abandoning
of desire         all bonds
            are cut through.

 


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