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Diversity of Elements —Bhikkhu Sujato

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1. Diversity

1. Diversity of Elements

1.1At Sāvatthī.

1.2“Mendicants, I will teach you the diversity of elements. 1.3Listen and pay close attention, I will speak.”

1.4“Yes, sir,” they replied. 1.5The Buddha said this:

2.1“And what is the diversity of elements? 2.2The eye element, sight element, and eye consciousness element. The ear element, sound element, and ear consciousness element. The nose element, smell element, and nose consciousness element. The tongue element, taste element, and tongue consciousness element. The body element, touch element, and body consciousness element. The mind element, thought element, and mind consciousness element. 2.3This is called the diversity of elements.”