SN.38.12. Upādānapañhāsutta ("A Question About Grasping")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

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

“Reverend, there are these four kinds of grasping. Grasping at sensual pleasures, views, precepts and observances, and theories of a self. These are the four kinds of grasping.”

“But, reverend, is there a path and a practice for completely understanding these four kinds of grasping?”

“There is.” …

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