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Attachment To Rebirth —Bhikkhu Sujato

Linked Discourses 23

1. About Māra

3. Attachment To Rebirth

1.1At Sāvatthī.

1.2Seated to one side, Venerable Rādha said to the Buddha:

1.3“Sir, they speak of this thing called ‘the cessation of attachment to rebirth’. 1.4What is the attachment to rebirth? And what is the cessation of attachment to rebirth?”

1.5“Rādha, any desire, greed, relishing, and craving for form; and any attraction, grasping, mental fixation, insistence, and underlying tendencies—1.6this is called the attachment to rebirth. 1.7Their cessation is the cessation of attachment to rebirth.

1.8Any desire, greed, relishing, and craving for feeling … 1.9perception … 1.10choices … 1.11consciousness; and any becoming involved, grasping, mental fixation, insistence, and underlying tendencies—1.12this is called the attachment to rebirth. 1.13Their cessation is the cessation of attachment to rebirth.”