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Postby Cittasanto » Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:09 pm

Hi All

I have been looking for a sutta which says (I think it is the Buddha who says it, but may be Ananda?) something along the lines of 'it is by using what we cling to that we remove clinging'

any ideas?
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Postby Chula » Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:20 pm

I think this is what you're referring to:

"This body comes into being through craving. And yet it is by relying on craving that craving is to be abandoned."
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html

There's also an instance where Ven. Ananda talks with a brahmin who says it's impossible to end desire with desire - Ven. Ananda asks if the brahmin still has the desire to come and meet him now that he's here already to clear that up.

I think there's also a passage where Ven. Dhammadinna says something along these lines (relying on craving to remove craving) to her lay-husband Visakha.

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Re: Quote??

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:04 pm

Chula wrote:I think this is what you're referring to:

"This body comes into being through craving. And yet it is by relying on craving that craving is to be abandoned."
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html

There's also an instance where Ven. Ananda talks with a brahmin who says it's impossible to end desire with desire - Ven. Ananda asks if the brahmin still has the desire to come and meet him now that he's here already to clear that up.

I think there's also a passage where Ven. Dhammadinna says something along these lines (relying on craving to remove craving) to her lay-husband Visakha.


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“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."


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