SN.22.114. Vijjāsutta ("Knowledge")Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")
Seated to one side, that mendicant said to the Buddha:
“Sir, they speak of this thing called ‘knowledge’. What is knowledge? And how is a knowledgeable person defined?”
“Mendicant, it’s when an educated noble disciple understands form, its origin, its cessation, and the practice that leads to its cessation. They understand feeling … perception … choices … consciousness, its origin, its cessation, and the practice that leads to its cessation.
This is called knowledge. And this is how a knowledgeable person is defined.”
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