SN III 25.8 Desire is Changing  

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SN III 25.8 Desire is Changing  

Taṇhā Sutta

In Sāvatthi.

 

“Monks,

(1) Desire for shapes is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(2) Desire for sounds is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(3) Desire for odors is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(4) Desire for tastes is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(5) Desire for tangible objects is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different.

 

(6) Desire for thoughts is continually changing,

gone, the moment it arises,

and bound to become different. [1]

 

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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.

 

[1] Rūpataṇhā …

This is a gift of Dhamma

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