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SN III 25.6 Perception is Changing  

Saññā Sutta

 

In Sāvatthi.

 

“Monks,

(1) Visual perception is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(2) Auditive perception is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(3) Olfactive perception is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(4) Gustative perception is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(5) Bodily perception is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(6) Thinking perception is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

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[All following suttas of this saṃyutta are elaborated as the first.]

 

[…]

They cannot fall away from the Dhamma,

Assuredly headed for full awakening,

Sambodhi.

This is a gift of Dhamma

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