3. Khandha Vagga
22. Khandha Saɱyutta
8. Khajjaniya Vagga
The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
The Book of the Aggregates Khandha-Vagga
22. Connected Discourses on the Aggregates
2.3. Being Devoured
Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
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"Bhikkhus, the uninstructed worldling does not understand as it really is the gratification, the danger, and the escape in the case of form, feeling, perception, volitional formations, and consciousness.
"But, bhikkhus, the instructed noble disciple  understands as it really is the gratification, the danger, and the escape in the case of form, feeling, perception, volitional formations, and consciousness."