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Iccha Sutta: Desire

Iccha Sutta

Summary: A brief and elegant summary of the heart of the Buddha's teaching.

SN 1.69 PTS: S i 40 CDB i 132

Iccha Sutta: Desire

translated from the Pali by

Thanissaro Bhikkhu

[A deva:]

With what is the world tied down?

With the subduing

of what is it freed?

With the abandoning

of what are all bonds

		cut through?

[The Buddha:]

With desire the world is tied down.

With the subduing

of desire it's freed.

With the abandoning

of desire all bonds

		are cut through.

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