SN 23.2 Satta Sutta: A Being

“Just as when boys or girls are playing with little sand castles, as long as they are not free from passion, desire, love, thirst, fever, & craving for those little sand castles, that’s how long they have fun with those sand castles, enjoy them, treasure them, feel possessive of them. But when they become free from passion, desire, love, thirst, fever, & craving for those little sand castles, then they smash them, scatter them, demolish them with their hands or feet and make them unfit for play.”

“Practice for the ending of craving because that unbinding.”

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