Visuddhimagga V-38

Sabbāneva uddhaṃ adho tiriyaṃ advayaṃ appamāṇanti imaṃ pabhedaṃ labhanti.


Ñ(V,38): The classification 'above, below, around, exclusive, measureless' applies to all kasiṇas;

Vuttañhetaṃ ‘‘pathavīkasiṇameko sañjānāti. Uddhamadhotiriyaṃ advayamappamāṇa’’ntiādi.


Ñ: for this is said: 'He perceives the earth kasiṇa above, below, around, exclusive, measureless' (M.ii,14), and so on.

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