Aŋguttara Nikāya


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Aŋguttara-Nikāya
III. Tika Nipāta
V. Cūḷa Vagga

Sutta 47

Asaŋkhata-Lakkhaṇa Suttaɱ aka Sankhata Sutta

Fabricated

Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
Proofed against and modified in accordance with the revised edition at dhammatalks.org
Provenance, terms and conditons

 


 

[1][pts][bodh][olds] "Monks, these three are fabricated characteristics of what is fabricated.

Which three?

Arising is discernible,
passing away is discernible,
alteration (literally, other-ness) while staying is discernible.

"These are three fabricated characteristics of what is fabricated.

"Now these three are unfabricated characteristics of what is unfabricated.

Which three?

No arising is discernible,
no passing away is discernible,
no alteration while staying is discernible.

"These are three unfabricated characteristics of what is unfabricated."

 


 

Alternative translation:

"Monks, these three are fabricated characteristics of what is fabricated.

Which three?

Arising is discernible,
passing away is discernible,
alteration (literally, other-ness) of what stays is discernible.

"These are three fabricated characteristics of what is fabricated.

"Now these three are unfabricated characteristics of what is unfabricated.

Which three?

No arising is discernible,
no passing away is discernible,
no alteration of what stays is discernible.

"These are three unfabricated characteristics of what is unfabricated."

 


 

Of Related Interest:

SN 43;
Ud 8:3;
Iti 43

 


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