SN.38.11. Oghapañhāsutta ("A Question About Floods")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

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

“Reverend, there are these four floods. The floods of sensuality, desire to be reborn, views, and ignorance. These are the four floods.”

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

“There is.” …

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