SN.38.10. Taṇhāpañhāsutta ("A Question About Craving")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

“Reverend Sāriputta, they speak of this thing called ‘craving’. What is craving?”

“Reverend, there are these three cravings. Craving for sensual pleasures, craving to continue existence, and craving to end existence. These are the three cravings.”

“But, reverend, is there a path and a practice for completely understanding these cravings?”

“There is.” …

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