Friends:

Only Relinquishment Wins Freedom!



The Blessed Buddha once said:

Bhikkhus, I will teach you the state of relinquishment... Please pay attention.
And what, Bhikkhus, is the state of overcoming all by leaving it all behind?
The eye, form, visual-consciousness, eye-contact, and any feeling arisen from
seeing, whether pleasant, painful or neutral, is to be relinquished and left.
The ear, sound, hearing-consciousness, ear-contact, any feeling arisen from
hearing, whether pleasant, painful or neutral, is to be relinquished and left.
The nose, smell, smelling-consciousness, nose-contact, any feeling arisen from
smelling, whether pleasant, painful or neutral, is to be relinquished & let go of.
The tongue, any flavour, tasting-consciousness, tongue-contact, and any feeling
arisen from tongue-contact, pleasant, painful or neutral, is to be relinquished.
The body, touch, tactile-consciousness, body-contact, any feeling arisen from
body-contact, whether pleasant, painful or neutral, should also be relinquished.
The mind, any mental state & phenomenon, mental-consciousness, mental-contact,
and whatever feeling arisen with mental-contact as origin, whether pleasant,
painful or neither-painful-nor-pleasant, that indeed also should to be relinquished!
This is the radically released state of overcoming all by leaving all sensation behind..


Back-pack-burden of heavy dependencies all exploded!

Comments:
Logically can only relinquishment of all dependencies ever gain true freedom!
Only true freedom means absence of fear from all events from any corner...
Only freedom from fear and anxiety can ever open up for ease, peace & bliss!



More on systematic relinquishment:

http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Free_from_Fear.htm
http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Leaving_All_Behind.htm
http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Not_Resisting_Anything.htm


Source:
The Grouped Sayings by the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya. Book IV 15-6
The Salayatana section 35. Thread on Leaving: Pahana Sutta (23)
http://store.pariyatti.org/Connected-Discourses-of-the-Buddha_p_1379.html
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/index.html


Relinquishment gives Freedom!


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