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Friends:

Impermanent & ill is both the Internal & the External!

Thus have I heard: The Blessed One was staying near Savatthi, in prince Jeta's Groove,
in Anathapindika's Park. There The Blessed One addressed the Bhikkhus saying: Bhikkhus.
Lord. responded those bhikkhus to The Blessed One. The Blessed Buddha then explained this:

The eye, friends, is impermanent. What is impermanent, that is ill.
What is ill, that is void of self. What is void of self that is not mine:
I am not it, it is not my person. That is how eye should be regarded
with perfected insight of what it really is. So seeing, friends, the well-taught
Noble Learner, is repelled by eye, being repelled such friend lusts not for eye.
Not lusting, such Noble Friend is set free. In this freedom comes certain insight
of being free, of being relinquished from obsession with the eye.

The eye, friends, is impermanent, vanishing and by that miserable, ill, void, no-self,
neither me nor mine, not I both in the past and in the future, not to speak of the present.
So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner cares not for an eye that is past,
is not in love with any future eye to be, and regarding the present eye, such friend
seeks to be repelled by it, seeks detachment from it, and seeks the ceasing of it.

Seen objects, friends, are impermanent. What is impermanent, that is ill.
What is ill, that is void of the self. What is void of the self that is not mine:
I am not it, it is not my self. That is how visible forms should be regarded
with perfect insight of what they really are. So seeing, friends, the well-taught
Noble Learner, is repelled by shape, being repelled such friend lusts not for any form.
Not lusting such Noble Friend is set free. In this freedom comes certain insight of set
being free, of having been relinquished from obsession with visible forms.

The visible forms, friends, are impermanent, vanishing and by that stressing, ill, void, no-self,
neither me nor mine, not I, both in the past and in the future, not to speak of the present.
So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner cares not for a form that is past, whether
it is internal or external, is not in love with any future shape to be, & regarding the present sights,
then such wise one seeks to be repelled by the seen, seeks detachment from it, and seeks the
ceasing of it, the stilling of it.

So also it is, friends, with the ear, nose, tongue and body they are all impermanent.
What is impermanent, that is ill. What is ill, that is void of the self.
What is void of the self that is not mine: I am not it, it is not my self.
That is how these senses should be regarded with perfect insight of what they really are.
So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner, is repelled by ear, nose, tongue and body,
lusts not for any of them. Not lusting such Noble Friend is set free. In this freedom comes
certain insight of having been set free of a deep addiction to common sensuality.

The ear, nose, tongue and body, friends, are impermanent, vanishing, and by that:
Stressing, ill, void, no-self, neither me nor mine, not I, both in the past and in the future,
not to speak of the present. So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner cares not for
any ear, any nose, any tongue nor any body that is past, whether internal or external
is not in love with any future ear, nose, tongue, nor any body to be, and regarding the present ear,
nose, tongue and body, he seeks to be repelled by them, seeks detachment from them, seeks the
ceasing of them, the silencing of them.

Sensed objects, sounds, scents, savours, things tangible, friends, are impermanent.
What is impermanent, that is ill. What is ill, that is void of the self.
What is void of the self that is not mine: I am not it, it is not my self.
That is how sensed objects should be regarded with perfect insight of what they really are.
So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner, is repelled by the sensed, lusts not for the sensed.
Not lusting such Noble Friend is set free. In this freedom comes insight of being free of senso-mania!

The sensed objects, friends, are impermanent, vanishing by that stressing, ill, void, no-self,
neither me nor mine, not I both in the past and in the future, not to speak of the present.
So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner cares not for any sensed experience that is past,
whether internal or external, is not in love with any future sensation to be, and regarding the present
sounds, smells, tastes and touches he seeks to be repelled by the them, seeks release from them,
seeks the ceasing of them, & the fading away of them.
 
Even so the mind too, friends, is impermanent. What is impermanent, that is ill.
What is ill, that is void of the self. What is void of the self that is not mine:
I am not it, it is not my self. That is how the mental should be regarded
with perfect insight of what it really is. So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner,
is repelled by the mind, being repelled such friend lusts not for the mental.
Not lusting, such Noble Friend is set free. In this freedom comes certain insight of being free.

The mind, friends, is impermanent, vanishing and by that stressing, ill, void, no-self, neither me nor mine,
not I, not soul, not ego, not personality, not identity, whether internal or external, both in the past and in
the future, not to speak of the present. So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner cares not for
any mind, mood or mentality that is past, is not in love with any future mind to be, and regarding any
present mind, there he seeks to be repelled by it, seeks detachment from it, seeks the ceasing of it,
peace from it.

Mental states indeed to, friends, are impermanent. What is impermanent, that is ill.
What is ill, that is void of the self. What is void of the self that is not mine:
I am not it, it is not my self. That is how all mental states, all thoughts, all moods, all ideas
should be regarded, with perfect insight of what they really are. So seeing, friends, any well-taught
Noble Learner, is repelled by all mental phenomena, being repelled such friend craves not for any
particular mental state. Not lusting such Noble Friend is set free. In this freedom comes assured insight
of being free of all mind & mentality.

The mental states, friends, are impermanent, vanishing and by that stressing, ill, void, no-self,
neither me nor mine, not I whether internal or external, both in the past and in the future,
not to speak of the present. So seeing, friends, the well-taught Noble Learner cares not for any
mental state that is past, is not in love with any future mental state to be, and regarding any present
mental state, he seeks to be repelled by the it, seeks detachment from it, seeks the ceasing of it.
Not lusting nor urging any such Noble Friend is set utterly free.
In this freedom comes positive direct knowledge of being free.

That is how any such Noble Friend comes to realize: Rebirth is destroyed,
lived is the righteous Noble life, done is the task, for life in these conditions
there is no hereafter, no returning, no more reappearing hidden horror...

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Comments:
So keep cool, clear, calm, and cut down this abundant ever up-sprouting
porno and all other senso-manias ... again and again ... whenever they arise,
until this sense-fire is quenched with not even any smoke remaining...

Source: Samyutta Nikāya V: Salayatana Vagga:
The book on the Sixfold Senses.

On folly longing after a now unreal past, that has passed never ever to return:
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/No_Nostalgia.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/At_All_Times.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Anti-EGO-Tool.htm
 

 


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