Ceasing of Suffering!
Ceasing of all Craving is the Ceasing of all Suffering!
The Blessed Buddha once said:
What, now, is this Noble Truth on the Elimination of all Suffering?
It is a complete fading away & irreversible elimination of all Craving <http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Craving_is_Cause.htm> ,
the rejection & leaving of it, & the liberating release from it! SN 56:11
But where may this craving <http://what-buddha-said.net/drops/II/The_2nd_Noble_Truth_on_The_Cause_of_Suffering.htm> vanish, where may it be extinguished?
Wherever in the world there are delightful and pleasurable things!
Right there & then may this craving be overcome, quenched & vanish...
Be it in the past, present, or any future, whatever recluse or monk
considers all delightful, attractive, & pleasurable things in this world
as impermanent anicca <http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Impermanence_Anicca.htm> , miserable dukkha <http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_1st_Noble_Truth_on_Suffering.htm> , & without a self anatta <http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Anatta_No_Self.htm> ,
as diseases & as cancers, it is they who conquer craving... SN 12:66
By final fading away and elimination of craving, clinging also ceases;
By the elimination of clinging, the process of becoming also ceases;
By the elimination of the process of becoming, rebirth also ceases;
Through the elimination of all rebirth, is all decay, ageing & death!,
sorrow, lamentation, pain, grief, & despair finally extinguished...
Only that is the eradication of this entire mass of Suffering...
On the irreversible & final ceasing of all pain:
Ceasing of Suffering is Nibbâna!
Friendship is the Greatest :-)
Bhikkhu Samahita * Sri Lanka *
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