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Friends:
 
All Creation Any Emergence - is always followed by Suffering!

At Savatthi the Blessed Buddha once said:
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing,
the manifestation, the rebirth, the very appearance of eye, ear, -
nose, tongue, body and mind...
That verily is the arising of suffering, the very establishing of dis-ease,
the very appearing of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling,
the fading, the coming to an end, the very extinction of eye, ear, -
nose, tongue, body and mind...
That is verily - as an inevitable consequence - the ceasing of all suffering,
the very vanishing of dis-ease, the very extinction of decay-and-death...!
                
When there is sense-organ, objects can be sensed and clung to!
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing, the manifestation,
the rebirth, the very appearance of forms, sounds, smells, tastes, touches and thoughts...
This is verily the arising of suffering, of dis-ease, the very appearing of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling, the fading, the coming to an end,
the very extinction of forms, sounds, smells, tastes, touches and thoughts...
That is verily - as an inevitable consequence - the ceasing of suffering,
the very vanishing of dis-ease, the very extinction of decay-and-death...!

There being sense organ + object, awareness of object can arise   
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing, the manifestation, the rebirth,
the very first seemingly innocent appearance of:
eye-consciousness - awareness of the seen; ear-consciousness - awareness of the heard;
nose-consciousness - awareness of the smelled; tongue-consciousness - awareness of taste;
body-consciousness - awareness of the touched; mind-consciousness - awareness of mental thought;
This is verily the arising of suffering, of dis-ease, the very appearing of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling, the fading, the coming to an end,
the very extinction of: All eye-consciousness, all ear-consciousness, all nose-consciousness,
all tongue-consciousness, all body-consciousness and all mental-consciousness
That is verily - as an inevitable consequence - the ceasing of suffering,
the very vanishing of dis-ease, the very extinction of decay-and-death...!

Meeting of sense, object and consciousness, that is the contact
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing, the manifestation, the rebirth,
the very appearance of eye-contact; ear-, nose-, tongue-, body- and mental-contact
This is verily the arising of suffering, of dis-ease, the very appearing of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling, the fading, the coming to an end,
the very extinction of all eye-contact, ear-, nose-, tongue-, body and all mental-contact...
That is verily - as an inevitable consequence - the ceasing of suffering, the very vanishing of dis-ease,
the very extinction of decay-and-death...!

From Contact Feeling arises - pleasant, painful, (the carrot & whip) or neither
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing, the manifestation, the rebirth,
the very appearance of feeling arised from eye-contact, ear-, nose-, tongue-, body- or mental-contact...
This is verily the arising of suffering, the very establishing of dis-ease,  the emergence of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling, the fading away, the coming to an end,
the very extinction of all feeling whether arised from eye-contact, ear-, nose-, tongue-, body- or mental-contact...
That is verily - as an inevitable consequence - the ceasing of all suffering, the very vanishing of dis-ease,
the complete elimination of decay-and-death...!

There being sensing and an assigned feeling, full perception arises
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing, the manifestation, the rebirth,
the very appearance perception of form, sound, smell, taste, touch, mental state or idea...
This is verily the arising of suffering, of dis-ease, the very appearing of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling, the fading, the coming to an end,
the very extinction of perception of form, sound, smell, taste, touch, mental state or idea...
That is verily - as an inevitable consequence - the ceasing of suffering, the very vanishing of dis-ease,
the very extinction of all decay-and-death...!

 There being full perception, inevitably Intention with the object arises;
  Will towards, or away from or to disregard the object arises.
  This arising of a directed force in the mind Craving which causes longing
  and thus frustration, taking its freedom of being at ease - is most often
  subconscious, automatic, unnoticed, and hidden, but real and creating pain!
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing, the manifestation, the rebirth,
the very appearance of intention towards, away from or intention to disregard forms,
sounds, smells, tastes, touches, mental states or ideas... This is verily the arising of suffering,
the very establishing of dis-ease, the very appearing of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling, the fading, the coming to an end,
the very extinction of intention towards, away from or intention to disregard forms,
sounds, smells, tastes, touches, mental states or ideas...That is verily - as an inevitable consequence -
the ceasing of suffering, the very vanishing of dis-ease, the very extinction of decay-and-death...!

When there is intention, craving to act arises
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing,  the manifestation, the rebirth, the very
appearance of craving for body or forms, sounds, smells, tastes, touches, mental states or ideas...
This is verily the arising of suffering, of dis-ease, the very appearing of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling, the fading, the coming to an end,
the very extinction of craving for body or forms, sounds, smells, tastes, touches, mental states or ideas...
That is verily - as an inevitable consequence - the complete ceasing of all suffering,
the absolute vanishing of all dis-ease, the final lasting elimination of decay-and-death...!

All being & suffering has matter as its base, as prerequisite, as basic elements:
Friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing, the manifestation, the rebirth,
the very appearance of: The earth property: solid extensiveness -
Chemically manifested as the rigid covalent bond
The fluid property, cohesiveness -
Chemically manifested as the flexible ionic or electrostatic bond
The fire property, radiating heat
Chemically: the oxidative potential, ability to burn or oxidize
The air (gas) property, mobility -
Physically: the kinetic energy or potential, ability to move
The open space enabling all physical phenomena to exist,
The naked consciousness enabling mental phenomena to arise
This is verily the arising of suffering, the very establishing of dis-ease,
the very appearing of decay-and-death...!
Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing, the calming, the cooling,
the fading, the coming to an end, the very extinction of:
All earth property: All solid extensiveness, All fluid property: All cohesiveness -
All fire property, All radiating heat, All air (gas) property, All motion & mobility -
All space, room, distances and spatial relations. All consciousness, awareness, and
thus object-clutching: That is verily - as an inevitable consequence -
the very ceasing of all suffering, the very vanishing of all dis-ease,
the very extinction of all decay-and-death...!

All this can be condensed into the Five-Fold Cluster of Clinging
So, friends, verily the arising, the creation, the establishing,
the manifestation, the rebirth, the very appearance of any body, -
any feeling, any perception, any mental construction and any consciousness
This is verily the arising of suffering, the very establishing of dis-ease,
the very appearing of decay-and-death...! Therefore, friends, verily the ceasing,
the calming, the cooling, the fading away of, the coming to an end of,
the very extinction all body and form, all feeling, all perception, all mental
construction and all and any consciousness That is verily - as an inevitable consequence -
the very ceasing of suffering, the very vanishing of dis-ease,
the very extinction of decay-and-death...!

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Endure the repetition, friends, it hammers in the spike of emancipating freedom,
nails down, bolts fasts and assures this all-releasing truth so it is not easily forgotten...
It is said that teaching and learning Dhamma in our time is like drawing in water with a stick ...
Therefore is the need for radical repetition nowadays quite enhanced. 
Source: Samyutta Nikāya The Khandha Book - The Book on the Clusters
 


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