MN 143 Anāthapiṇḍikovāda Sutta: Advice to Anāthapiṇḍikovāda

Anāthapiṇḍikovāda the householder is very ill. Sariputra goes to see him and says:

You should train yourself thus: I won’t cling to the eye, my consciousness will not be dependent on the eye.

He then adds not to cling to the ear, nose, tongue, body, forms, sounds, smells, tastes, feelings, perceptions and the whole world.

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