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- Udana VIII.3
- Nibbana Sutta
- Total Unbinding (3)
- 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
There is, monks, an unborn -- unbecome -- unmade -- unfabricated. If there were not
that unborn -- unbecome -- unmade -- unfabricated, there would not be the case that
emancipation from the born -- become -- made -- fabricated would be discerned. But
precisely because there is an unborn -- unbecome -- unmade -- unfabricated, emancipation
from the born -- become -- made -- fabricated is discerned.
See also: Ud VIII.1; Ud
VIII.2; Ud VIII.4.