VII: Saññā Vagga
The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
V. The Book of the Fives
Paṭhama Saññā Suttaɱ
Translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi.
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The perception of unattractiveness,
the perception of death,
the perception of danger,
the perception of the repulsiveness of food,
and the perception of non-delight in the entire world.
These five perceptions, when developed and cultivated, are of great fruit and benefit, culminating in the deathless, having the deathless as their consummation."