3. Khandha Vagga
22. Khandha Saɱyutta
2. Dutiya Anicca Vagga
The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
The Book of the Aggregates Khandha-Vagga
22. Connected Discourses on the Aggregates
Tatiya Hetu Suttaɱ
Nonself with Cause
Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
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"Bhikkhus, form is nonself.
The cause and condition for the arising of form is also nonself.
As form has originated from what is nonself, how could it be self?
"Feeling is nonself. ...
Perception is nonself. ...
Volitional formations are nonself. ...
Consciousness is nonself.
The cause and condition for the arising of consciousness is also nonself.
As consciousness has originated from what is nonself, how could it be self?
"Seeing thus ...
'... there is no more for this state of being."