The Book of the Gradual Sayings
The Book of the Eights
Chapter X: Passion
The Understanding of Passion (a)
Translated from the Pali by E.M. Hare.
Once the Exalted One was dwelling near Sāvatthī.
There the Exalted One addressed the monks, saying:
'Yes, lord,' they replied, and the Exalted One said:
'Monks, for the complete understanding of passion, eight states must be made become.
and right concentration.
Monks, for the complete understanding of passion these eight states must be made become.