SN.22.20. Sahetuanattasutta ("Not-Self With Its Cause")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

At Sāvatthī.

“Mendicants, form is not-self. The cause and condition that gives rise to form is also not-self. Since form is produced by what is not-self, how could it be self?

Feeling is not-self …

Perception is not-self …

Choices are not-self …

Consciousness is not-self. The cause and condition that gives rise to consciousness is also not-self. Since consciousness is produced by what is not-self, how could it be self?

Seeing this … They understand: ‘… there is no return to any state of existence.’”

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