Sutta Pitaka
Samyutta Nikàya
Volume IV Ý Saëàyatanavaggo
Samyutta 34 Ý Saëàyatana Saüyutta
Chapter 4 Ý Jatidhamma Vaggo

34. 4. 1.
(33) Jati Ý Birth

1. At one time the Blessed One was living in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's grove in Sàvatthi, the Blessed One addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, everything is of the nature of being born. Monks, what things are of the nature of being born?

3Ý 5. ßMonks, the eye, forms, eye-consciousness, eye-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of eye-contact, those too are of the nature of being born.û

Repeat for the ear and nose.

6. ßMonks, the tongue, tastes, tongue-consciousness, tongue-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of tongue-contact, those too are of the nature of being born.

7. Repeat for the body.

8. ßMonks, the mind, ideas, mind-consciousness, mind-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of mind-contact, those too are of the nature of being born.

9. ßMonks, the learned, noble disciple seeing it thus turns from the eye and forms, eye-consciousness, eye-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of eye-contact, he turns from them too  re  He turns from the mind and ideas, mind-consciousness, mind-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of mind-contact, he turns from them too. Turning loses interest. Losing interest is released. Released knowledge arises, `I am released, birth is destroyed, the holy life is lived to the end, duties are done, I have nothing more to wish'.û

34. 4. 2.
(34) Jara Ý Decay

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of decaying.û

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 3.
(35) Vyàdhi Ý Ailing

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of ailing.û

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 4.
(36) Marana Ý Dying

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of dying.û

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 5.
(37) Soka Ý Grieving

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of grieving.û

Repeat Sutta 33. with necessary changes.

34. 4. 6.
(38) Saïkilesa Ý Defiling

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of defiling.û

Repeat Sutta 33. with necessary changes.

34. 4.7.
(39) Khaya Ý Wasting

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of wastingû Repeat Sutta 33with necessary changes.

34. 4. 8.
(40) Vaya Ý Fading

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of fading.û

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 9.
(41) Samudaya Ý Arising

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of arising.û

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 10.
(42) Nirodha Ý Ceasing

ßMonks, every thing is of the nature of ceasing.û

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.