SN.38.14. Dukkhapañhāsutta ("A Question About Suffering")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

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

“Reverend, there are these three forms of suffering. The suffering inherent in painful feeling; the suffering inherent in conditions; and the suffering inherent in perishing. These are the three forms of suffering.”

“But, reverend, is there a path and a practice for completely understanding these three forms of suffering?”

“There is.” …

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