SN.35.142. Ajjhattānattahetusutta ("Interior and Cause Are Not-Self")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

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

The ear … nose … tongue … body … mind is not-self. The cause and condition that gives rise to the mind is also not-self. Since the mind 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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