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Sources (2nd) —Bhikkhu Sujato

Numbered Discourses 3

11. Awakening

112. Sources (2nd)

1.1“Mendicants, there are these three sources that give rise to deeds. 1.2What three?

1.3Desire comes up for things that stimulate desire and greed in the past, future, or present. 1.4 1.5 1.6And how does desire come up for things that stimulate desire and greed in the past, future, or present? 1.7In your heart you think about and consider things that stimulate desire and greed in the past, future, or present. 1.8When you do this, desire comes up, 1.9and you get attached to those things. 1.10This lust in the heart is what I call a fetter. 1.11That’s how desire comes up for things that stimulate desire and greed in the past, future, or present.

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3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7These are three sources that give rise to deeds.

4.1There are these three sources that give rise to deeds. 4.2What three? 4.3Desire doesn’t come up for things that stimulate desire and greed in the past, future, or present. 4.4 4.5 5.1And how does desire not come up for things that stimulate desire and greed in the past, future, or present? 5.2You understand the future result of things that stimulate desire and greed in the past, future, or present. 5.3When you know this, you grow disillusioned, 5.4your heart becomes dispassionate, and you see it with penetrating wisdom. 5.5That’s how desire doesn’t come up for things that stimulate desire and greed in the past, future, or present.

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7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4These are three sources that give rise to deeds.”

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