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Ending, Erosion, Eradication


[SN 5.56.11]
The Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta In Pali
PTS, L. Feer, Samyutta-Nikaya V: Maha-vagga XII: Sacca-Samyutta 2: Dhammacakkapavattana-vaggo, pp 420
PTS, F.L. Woodward, trans., The Book of the Kindred Sayings V: The Great Chapter XI: Kindred Sayings about the Truths II: Foundation of the Kingdom of the Norm, pp 356
WP, Bhikkhu Bodhi, trans., The Connected Discourses of the Buddha II: The Great Book 12: Connected Discourses on the Truths 2: Setting in Motion the Wheel of the Dhamma, pp1843
ATI: Setting Rolling the Wheel of Truth
The Formula of the Revolution of the Wheel of Experience,Venerable Punnaji's translation of the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, the First Discourse
[MN 141]
PTS, The Middle Length Sayings III, #141: Discourse on the Analysis of the Truths (Saccavibha.ngasutta), Horner, trans., pp295
[MN 9] WP, The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, #9: Right View, Bhikkhu Nanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi, trans, pp134
[DN 22] PTS, Dialogues of the Buddha II: #22: Mahasatipatthana Sutta,Setting-Up of Mindfulness, Rhys Davids, trans, pp337

Pali MO Hare Horner Punnaji Bodhi Nanamoli Rhys Davids (Mrs)Rhys Davids Thanissaro Walshe Woodward
Nirodha erosion, attrition, ending ending stopping Stopping cessation cessation cessation cessation Cessation making to cease, ending, cessation



Pali Text Society
Pali English Dictionary
Edited by T. W. Rhys Davids and William Stede

Nirodha: [BSk. nirodha, to nirundhati, cp. nirujjhati & niruddha] oppression, suppression; destruction, cessation, annihilation (of senses, consciousness, feeling & being in general: sankhārā).-- N. in many cases is synonymous with nibbāna & parinibbāna; it may be said to be even a stronger expression as far as the active destruction of the causes of life is concerned. Therefore frequently combd with nibbāna in formula "sabbasaṅkhāra-samatho . . . virāgo nirodho nibbānaṅ," e. g. S I.136... Also in combn with nibbidā, e. g. S III.48, 223; III.163 sq.; V.438. -- The opposite of nirodha is samudaya, cp. formula "yaṅ kiñci samudaya-dhammaṅ sabban taṅ nirodha-dhammaṅ"
(a) Vin I.1, 10; D II.33, 41, 57 sq., 112; III.130 sq., 136 sq., 226 sq.; J I.133; II.9 sq., 223; III.59 sq., 163; V.438; M I.140, 263, 410; A I.299; IV.456
(b) (as-ḥ): anupubbaḥ D III.266; A IV.409, 456; abhisaññāḥ D I.180; asesavirāgaḥ S II.4, 12; IV.86; V.421 sq.; A I.177; II.158, 161; upādānaḥ S III.14; kāmaḥ A III.410 sq.; jātiḥ S IV.86; taṇhāḥ D III.216; dukkhaḥ D III.136; S III.32, 60; IV.4 sq., 14, 384; A I.177; nandiḥ S III.14; IV.36; bhavaḥ (=nibbāna) S II.117; III.14; A V.9...; sakkāyaḥ D III.240; S V.410; A II.165 sq.; III.246, 325 sq.; V.238 sq.; saññāvedayitaḥ D III.262, 266; S IV.217, 293 sq.; V. 213 sq.; A I.41; III.192; IV.306; V.209.
-dhamma subject to destruction, able to be destroyed, destructible (usually in formula of samudaya-dhamma, see above) Vin I.11; D I.110; S IV.47, 107, 214; M III.280; A V.143 sq.;
-dhammatā liability to destruction S IV.217;
-dhātu the element or condition of annihilation, one of the 3 dhatus, viz. rupa, arupaḥ nḥ. D III.215
-saññā perception or consciousness of annihilation D III.251 sq., 283; A III.334
-samāpatti attainment of annihilation


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