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- Udana VIII.2
- Nibbana Sutta
- Total Unbinding (2)
- For free distribution only, as a gift of Dhamma
I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Savatthi,
in Jeta's Grove, Anathapindika's monastery. Now at that time the Blessed
One was instructing urging, rousing, and encouraging the monks with Dhamma-talk concerned
with Unbinding. The monks -- receptive, attentive, focusing their entire awareness,
lending ear -- listened to the Dhamma.
Then, on realizing the significance of that, the Blessed One on that occasion
It's hard to see the unaffected,
for the truth isn't easily seen.
Craving is pierced
in one who knows;
For one who sees,
there is nothing.
See also: Ud VIII.1; Ud
VIII.3; Ud VIII.4.