SN.38.15. Sakkāyapañhāsutta ("A Question About Identity")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

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

“Reverend, the Buddha said that these five grasping aggregates are identity. That is, form, feeling, perception, choices, and consciousness. The Buddha said that these five grasping aggregates are identity.”

“But, reverend, is there a path and a practice for completely understanding this identity?”

“There is.” …

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