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Sa.myutta Nikaaya
IV. Sa.laayatana Vagga
35: Sa.laayatana Sa.myutta
Pa~n~naasaka Dutiya
3. Gilaana Vagga

The Book of the Kindred Sayings
IV. Kindred Sayings on the 'Six-Fold Sphere' of Sense and Other Subjects
35: Kindred Sayings the Sixfold Sphere of Sense The 'Second Fifty' Suttas
3. The Chapter on the Sick Man

Sutta 77

Dukkha Sutta.m (aka: Raadha Sutta.m (ii))

Raadha (ii)

Translated by F. L. Woodward
Edited by Mrs. Rhys Davids

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[1][bodh] At Saavatthii was the occasion (for this discourse)

Then the venerable Raadha came to see the Exalted One,
and on coming to him
saluted him
and sat down at one side.

As he sat at one side he said to the Exalted One: -

"Well for me, lord, if the Exalted One would teach me a teaching in brief,
hearing which I might dwell
remote and earnest,
ardent and aspiring."

"What is Ill, Raadha, -
for that you must abandon desire.

And what is Ill, Radha?

The eye is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Objects are Ill,
for them you must abandon desire.

Eye-consciousness is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Eye-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

That weal or woe or neutral state experienced,
which arises owing to eye-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

The ear is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Sounds are Ill,
for them you must abandon desire.

Ear-consciousness is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Ear-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

That weal or woe or neutral state experienced,
which arises owing to ear-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

The nose is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Scents are Ill,
for them you must abandon desire.

Nose-consciousness is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Nose-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

That weal or woe or neutral state experienced,
which arises owing to nose-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

The tongue is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Savours are Ill,
for them you must abandon desire.

Tongue-consciousness is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Tongue-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

That weal or woe or neutral state experienced,
which arises owing to tongue-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

The body is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Tangibles are Ill,
for them you must abandon desire.

Body-consciousness is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Body-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

That weal or woe or neutral state experienced,
which arises owing to body-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

The mind is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Mind-states are Ill,
for them you must abandon desire.

Mind-consciousness is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

Mind-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

That weal or woe or neutral state experienced,
which arises owing to mind-contact is Ill,
for that you must abandon desire.

What is Ill,
you must abandon desire for that."


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