SN.27.1. Cakkhusutta ("The Eye")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

At Sāvatthī.

“Mendicants, desire and greed for the eye, ear, nose, tongue, body, or mind is a corruption of the mind. When a mendicant has given up mental corruption in these six cases, their mind inclines to renunciation. A mind imbued with renunciation is declared to be capable of directly knowing anything that can be realized.”

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