Visuddhimagga X-42

Ettāvatā cesa ‘‘sabbaso ākiñcaññāyatanaṃ samatikkamma nevasaññānāsaññāyatanaṃ upasampajja viharatī’’ti (vibha. 508; dī. ni. 2.129) vuccati.


[Text and Commentary]

Ñ(X,42): And at this point it is said: 'By completely surmounting the base consisting of nothingness he enters upon and dwells in the base consisting of neither perception nor non-perception' (Vbh. 245).

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