Samyutta Nikaya Masthead


[Home]  [Sutta Indexes]  [Glossology]  [Site Sub-Sections]


 

Saɱyutta Nikāya,
V: Mahā-Vagga
48. Indriya Saɱyutta
XI. Esana-vaggo

Kindred Sayings
V: The Great Chapter
48. Kindred Sayings on the Faculties
XI. Longing

Suttas 105-114

Translated by F. L. Woodward
Edited by Mrs. Rhys Davids

Copyright The Pali Text Society
Commercial Rights Reserved
Creative Commons Licence
For details see Terms of Use.

 


 

Sutta 105

Longing

a. Full Comprehension

[105.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are these three longings.

What three?

The longing for sensual delights,
the longing for becoming,
the longing for the holy life.

These, monks, are the three longings.

It is for the full comprehension of these three longings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there are these three longings.

What three?

The longing for sensual delights,
the longing for becoming,
the longing for the holy life.

These, monks, are the three longings.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three longings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there are these three longings.

What three?

The longing for sensual delights,
the longing for becoming,
the longing for the holy life.

These, monks, are the three longings.

It is for the wearing out of these three longings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there are these three longings.

What three?

The longing for sensual delights,
the longing for becoming,
the longing for the holy life.

These, monks, are the three longings.

It is for the abandoning of these three longings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 106

Conceits

a. Full Comprehension

[106.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are these three conceits.

What three?

The 'better am I' conceit,
the 'equal am I' conceit,
the 'worse am I' conceit.

These are the three conceits.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three conceits, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there are these three conceits.

What three?

The 'better am I' conceit,
the 'equal am I' conceit,
the 'worse am I' conceit.

These are the three conceits.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three conceits, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there are these three conceits.

What three?

The 'better am I' conceit,
the 'equal am I' conceit,
the 'worse am I' conceit.

These are the three conceits.

It is for the wearing out of these three conceits, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there are these three conceits.

What three?

The 'better am I' conceit,
the 'equal am I' conceit,
the 'worse am I' conceit.

These are the three conceits.

It is for the abandoning of these three conceits, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 107

Āsava

a. Full Comprehension

[107.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are three āsavas.

What three?

The āsava of sensual delight,
the āsava of becoming,
the āsava of nescience.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three āsavas, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there are three āsavas.

What three?

The āsava of sensual delight,
the āsava of becoming,
the āsava of nescience.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three āsavas, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there are three āsavas.

What three?

The āsava of sensual delight,
the āsava of becoming,
the āsava of nescience.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three āsavas, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there are three āsavas.

What three?

The āsava of sensual delight,
the āsava of becoming,
the āsava of nescience.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three āsava, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 108

Becoming

a. Full Comprehension

[108.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks there are three becomings.

What three?

Becoming in the sensuous world,
becoming in the world of form,
becoming in the formless world.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three becomings monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks there are three becomings.

What three?

Becoming in the sensuous world,
becoming in the world of form,
becoming in the formless world.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three becomings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks there are three becomings.

What three?

Becoming in the sensuous world,
becoming in the world of form,
becoming in the formless world.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three becomings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks there are three becomings.

What three?

Becoming in the sensuous world,
becoming in the world of form,
becoming in the formless world.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three becomings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 109

Suffering

a. Full Comprehension

[109.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are these three forms of suffering.

What three?

The sort of suffering caused by pain,
the sort caused by the activities,
the sort of suffering caused by the changeable nature of things.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three forms of suffering monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there are these three forms of suffering.

What three?

The sort of suffering caused by pain,
the sort caused by the activities,
the sort of suffering caused by the changeable nature of things.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three forms of suffering, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there are these three forms of suffering.

What three?

The sort of suffering caused by pain,
the sort caused by the activities,
the sort of suffering caused by the changeable nature of things.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three forms of suffering, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there are these three forms of suffering.

What three?

The sort of suffering caused by pain,
the sort caused by the activities,
the sort of suffering caused by the changeable nature of things.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three forms of suffering, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 110

Obstructions

a. Full Comprehension

[110.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are these three (mental) obstructions.

What three?|| ||

The obstruction of lust,
the obstruction of hatred,
the obstruction of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three obstructions monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there are these three (mental) obstructions.

What three?|| ||

The obstruction of lust,
the obstruction of hatred,
the obstruction of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three obstructions, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there are these three (mental) obstructions.

What three?|| ||

The obstruction of lust,
the obstruction of hatred,
the obstruction of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three obstructions, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there are these three (mental) obstructions.

What three?|| ||

The obstruction of lust,
the obstruction of hatred,
the obstruction of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three obstructions, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 111

Stains

a. Full Comprehension

[111.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are these three stains.

What three?

The stain of lust,
the stain of hatred,
the stain of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three stains, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there are these three stains.

What three?

The stain of lust,
the stain of hatred,
the stain of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three stains, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there are these three stains.

What three?

The stain of lust,
the stain of hatred,
the stain of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three stains, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there are these three stains.

What three?

The stain of lust,
the stain of hatred,
the stain of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three stains, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 112

Pains

a. Full Comprehension

[112.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are these three pains.

What three?

The pain of lust,
the pain of hatred,
the pain of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three pains, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there are these three pains.

What three?

The pain of lust,
the pain of hatred,
the pain of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three pains, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there are these three pains.

What three?

The pain of lust,
the pain of hatred,
the pain of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three pains, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there are these three pains.

What three?

The pain of lust,
the pain of hatred,
the pain of illusion.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three pains, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 113

Feelings

a. Full Comprehension

[113.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are these three feelings.

What three?

Feeling that is pleasant,
feeling that is painful,
feeling that is neither pleasant nor painful.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three feelings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there are these three feelings.

What three?

Feeling that is pleasant,
feeling that is painful,
feeling that is neither pleasant nor painful.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three feelings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there are these three feelings.

What three?

Feeling that is pleasant,
feeling that is painful,
feeling that is neither pleasant nor painful.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three feelings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there are these three feelings.

What three?

Feeling that is pleasant,
feeling that is painful,
feeling that is neither pleasant nor painful.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three feelings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 114

Craving

a. Full Comprehension

[114.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there axe these three cravings.

What three?

The craving for sensual delights,
the craving for becoming,
the craving for ceasing to become.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three cravings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there axe these three cravings.

What three?

The craving for sensual delights,
the craving for becoming,
the craving for ceasing to become.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three cravings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there axe these three cravings.

What three?

The craving for sensual delights,
the craving for becoming,
the craving for ceasing to become.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three cravings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there axe these three cravings.

What three?

The craving for sensual delights,
the craving for becoming,
the craving for ceasing to become.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three cravings, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 

§

 

Sutta 114.2

Thirst

a. Full Comprehension

[114.2.1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.

Then the Exalted One addressed the monks,
saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

"Monks, there axe these three thirsts.

What three?

The thirst for sensual delights,
the thirst for becoming,
the thirst for ceasing to become.

These are the three.

It is for the full comprehension
of these three thirsts, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

b. Realization

"Monks, there axe these three thirsts.

What three?

The thirst for sensual delights,
the thirst for becoming,
the thirst for ceasing to become.

These are the three.

It is for the realization of (the meaning of) these three thirsts, monks,
that the five controlling faculties is to be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

c. Weariing Out

"Monks, there axe these three thirsts.

What three?

The thirst for sensual delights,
the thirst for becoming,
the thirst for ceasing to become.

These are the three.

It is for the wearing out of these three thirsts, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

 


 

d. Abandoning

"Monks, there axe these three thirsts.

What three?

The thirst for sensual delights,
the thirst for becoming,
the thirst for ceasing to become.

These are the three.

It is for the abandoning of these three thirsts, monks,
that the five controlling faculties must be cultivated.

What four stations of mindfulness?

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
based on seclusion,
on dispassion,
on cessation,
which ends in self-surrender.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which ends in the restraint of passion,
which ends in the restraint of hatred,
which ends in the restraint of illusion.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which plunges into the deathless,
which has the deathless for its aim,
which has the deathless for its end.

Herein a monk cultivates the controlling faculty of faith
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of energy
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of mindfulness
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of concentration
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.

He cultivates the controlling faculty of insight
which flows to Nibbāna,
which slides to Nibbāna,
which tends to Nibbāna.


Contact:
E-mail
Copyright Statement