SN.1.57. Tatiyajanasutta ("Gives Birth, 3rd")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

“What gives birth to a person?
What do they have that runs about?
What enters transmigration?
What is their destiny?”

“Craving gives birth to a person.
Their mind is what runs about.
A sentient being enters transmigration.
Deeds are their destiny.”

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