Skillful , and particularly the kamma leading to the end of kamma (i.e., the ), leads us to a place where can be realized, a place where . Once craving, the root of the defilements (kilesas), has been eliminated, the skillful/unskillful kammic dichotomy, too, is eliminated since kamma is a mental component inherently tied to, and influenced by, . Hence the noble eightfold path is called "the path of practice leading to the cessation of kamma" because they're skillful actions that, when used appropriately, have the potential to ultimately lead to the elimination of the skillful/unskillful dichotomy altogether, leaving only happiness (), contentment (), peace (), freedom (), and moral perfection behind (). As St. Maximus writes in Opuscula theologica et polemica (albeit from a Christian perspective), "A perfect nature has no need of choice, for it knows naturally what is good. Its freedom is based on this knowledge."
"Sabbe dhamma nalam abhinivesaya" ().
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