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Saɱyutta Nikāya
4. Saḷāyatana Vagga
35. Saḷāyatana Saɱyutta
§ I: Mūla-Paññāsa
1. Anicca Vagga Paṭhama

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
IV. The Book of the Six Sense Bases
35: Connected Discourses on the Six Sense Bases
The Root Fifty
1. The Impermanent

Suttas 9-12

Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Sutta 9

The Internal as Nonself in the Three Times

[4] [1136]

[1][pts] At Sāvatthī.

"Bhikkhus, the eye is nonself, both of the past and the future, not to speak of the present.

Seeing thus ... [5] ...

The mind is nonself ...

for its fading away and cessation."



Suttas 10-12

The External as Impermanent in the Three Times, Etc.

(These three suttas are identical with §9, but by way of the six external sense bases.)


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