SN.38.9. Avijjāpañhāsutta ("A Question About Ignorance")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

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

“Not knowing about suffering, the origin of suffering, the cessation of suffering, and the practice that leads to the cessation of suffering. This is called ignorance.”

“But, reverend, is there a path and a practice for giving up that ignorance?”

“There is.” …

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