He destroyed my Papanka!
All this time I thought Nibbana is!
On an earlier occasion, too, we had to mention the fact that there
is quite a lot of confusion in this concern.33 Sakhata, the compounded,
is supposed to be a thing. And asakhata, or the uncompounded,
is also a thing. The compounded is an impermanent thing,
while the uncompounded is a permanent thing. The compounded is
fraught with suffering, and the uncompounded is blissful. The compounded
is not self, but the uncompounded is ... At this point the line
of argument breaks off.
Let alone other concepts, not even Nibbana as a concept is to be
grasped. To grasp the concept of Nibbana is to slip into an error. So
from the couplet quoted above we clearly understand how subtle this
maññana is and why it is called an extremely subtle bondage of
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