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Sa.myutta Nikaaya
IV. Sa.laayatana Vagga
35: Sa.laayatana Sa.myutta
Pa~n~naasaka Dutiya
4. Channa Vagga

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
IV. The Book of the Six Sense Bases
35: Connected Discourses on the Six Sense Bases
The Second Fifty
4. Channa

Sutta 86

Sa'nkhitta-dhamma Sutta.m

The Dhamma in Brief

Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi

"OoBhikkhu Bodhi 2000., The Connected Discourses of the Buddha (Wisdom Publications, 2000)
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[54] [1164]

[1][pts] Sitting to one side, the Venerable Aananda said to the Blessed One:

"Venerable sir, it would be good if the Blessed One would teach me the Dhamma in brief, so that, having heard the Dhamma from the Blessed One, I might dwell alone, withdrawn, diligent, ardent, and resolute."

"What do you think, Aananda, is the eye permanent or impermanent?"

"Impermanent, venerable sir."

(Complete as in Ii32, down to "there is no more for this state of being.")

 


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