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Saɱyutta Nikāya
I. Sagātha Vagga
1. Devatā-saŋyutta
VII. Addha Vagga

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
I. The Book with Verses
1. Connected Discourses with Devatās

Suttas 61-70

VII.
Weighed Down

Translated from the Pāli by Bhikkhu Bodhi

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[39] [130]

Sutta 61

Nāma Suttaɱ

Name

[61.1][rhyc]

[203] "What has weighed down everything?
What is most extensive?
What is the one thing that has
All under its control?"

[204] "Name has weighed down everything;
Nothing is more extensive than name.
Name is the one thing that has
All under its control."

 


 

Sutta 62

Citta Suttaɱ

Mind

[62.1][rhyc]

[205] "By what is the world led around?
By what is it dragged here and there?
What is the one thing that has
All under its control?"

[206] "The world is led around by mind;
By mind it's dragged here and there.
Mind is the one thing that has
All under its control."

 


 

Sutta 63

Taṇhā Suttaɱ

Craving

[63.1][rhyc]

[207] "By what is the world led around?
By what is it dragged here and there?
What is the one thing that has
All under its control?"

[208] "The world is led around by craving;
By craving it is dragged here and there.
Craving is the one thing that has
All under its control."

 


 

Sutta 64

Samyojana Suttaɱ

Fetter

[64.1][rhyc]

[209] "By what is the world tightly fettered?
What is its means of travelling about?
What is it that one must forsake
In order to say, ' Nibbāna'?"

[210] "The world is tightly fettered by delight;
Thought is its means of travelling about.
Craving is what one must forsake
In order to say, 'Nibbāna.'"

 


 

Sutta 65

Bandhana Suttaɱ

Bondage

[65.1][rhyc]

[211] "By what is the world held in bondage?
What is its means of travelling about?
What is it that one must forsake
To cut off all bondage?"

[40] [212] "The world is held in bondage by delight;
Thought is its means of travelling about.
Craving is what one must forsake
To cut off all bondage."

 


 

Sutta 66

Abbhāta Suttaɱ

Afflicted

[66.1][rhyc]

[213] "By what is the world afflicted?
By what is it enveloped?
By what dart has it been wounded?
With what is it always burning?"

[214] "The world is afflicted with death,
Enveloped by old age;
Wounded by the dart of craving,
It is always burning with desire."

 


 

Sutta 67

Uḍḍito Suttaɱ

Ensnared

[67.1][rhyc]

[215] "By what is the world ensnared?
By what is it enveloped?
By what is the world shut in?
On what is the world established?"

[216] "The world is ensnared by craving;
It is enveloped by old age;
The world is shut in by death;
The world is established on suffering."

 


 

Sutta 68

Pihito Suttaɱ

Shut In

[68.1][rhyc]

[217] "By what is the world shut in?
On what is the world established?
By what is the world ensnared?
By what is it enveloped?"

[218] "The world is shut in by death;
The world is established on suffering;
The world is ensnared by craving;
It is enveloped by old age."

 


 

Sutta 69

Icchā Suttaɱ

Desire

[69.1][than][rhyc]

[219] "By what is the world bound?
By the removal of what is it freed?
What is it that one must forsake
To cut off all bondage?"

[220] "By desire is the world bound;
By the removal of desire it is freed.
Desire is what one must forsake
To cut off all bondage."

 


[41]

Sutta 70

Loka Suttaɱ

World

[70.1][rhyc]

[221] "In what has the world arisen?
In what does it form intimacy?
By clinging to what is the world
Harassed in regard to what?"

[222] "In six has the world arisen;
In six it forms intimacy;
By clinging to six the world
Is harassed in regard to six."


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