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Saŋyutta Nikaya
Nidāna Vagga

Dhātu Saŋyutta

Sutta 5

Sensation 2

Translated from the Pali by Michael Olds

 


 

[1][pts][wp] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Savatthi Town revisiting, Anathapindika Park, Jeta Grove.

2. It is the diversity of data, beggars, that results in the reproduction of the diverse own-impacts,
the diversity of own-impacts that results in the reproduction of the diverse sensations;
it is not that the diversity of sensations results in the reproduction of the diverse own-impacts,
it is not that the diversity of own-impacts results in the reproduction of the diverse data.

3. And what, beggars, are the diverse data?

4. Eye data
ear data,
nose data,
tongue data,
body data,
mind data.

These beggars, are what are called the diverse data.

4. And what, beggars, are the diverse data that result in the reproduction of the diverse own-impacts,
the diverse own-impacts that result in the reproduction of the diverse sensations;
what are the diverse sensations that do not result in the reproduction of the diverse own-impacts,
what are the diverse own-impacts that do not result in the reproduction of the diverse data?

5. Eye data, beggars, results in the reproduction of eye own-impact,
eye own-impact results in the reproduction of eye own-impact sensation.
it is not eye own-impact sensation that results in the reproduction of eye own-impact,
it is not eye own-impact that results in the reproduction of eye data.

6. Ear data, beggars, results in the reproduction of ear own-impact,
ear own-impact results in the reproduction of ear own-impact sensation.
it is not ear own-impact sensation that results in the reproduction of ear own-impact,
it is not ear own-impact that results in the reproduction of ear data.

7. Nose data, beggars, results in the reproduction of nose own-impact,
nose own-impact results in the reproduction of nose own-impact sensation.
it is not nose own-impact sensation that results in the reproduction of nose own-impact,
it is not nose own-impact that results in the reproduction of nose data.

8. Tongue data, beggars, results in the reproduction of tongue own-impact,
tongue own-impact results in the reproduction of tongue own-impact sensation.
it is not tongue own-impact sensation that results in the reproduction of tongue own-impact,
it is not tongue own-impact that results in the reproduction of tongue data.

9. Body data, beggars, results in the reproduction of body own-impact,
body own-impact results in the reproduction of body own-impact sensation.
it is not body own-impact sensation that results in the reproduction of body own-impact,
it is not body own-impact that results in the reproduction of body data.

10. Mind data, beggars, results in the reproduction of mind own-impact,
mind own-impact results in the reproduction of mind own-impact sensation.
it is not mind own-impact sensation that results in the reproduction of mind own-impact,
it is not mind own-impact that results in the reproduction of mind data.

11. Such then, beggars, are the diverse data that result in the reproduction of the diverse own-impacts,
the diverse own-impacts that result in the reproduction of the diverse sensations;
the diverse sensations that do not result in the reproduction of the diverse own-impacts,
the diverse own-impacts that do not result in the reproduction of the diverse data.


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