Visuddhimagga XIII-113

Saṃyuttabhāṇakā pana rūpasantati arūpasantatīti dve santatiyo vatvā udakaṃ akkamitvā gatassa yāva tīre akkantaudakalekhā na vippasīdati,
Ñ(XIII,113): The Saṃyutta reciters, however, say that there are two kinds of continuity, that is to say, material continuity and immaterial continuity: that a material continuity lasts as long as the [muddy] line of water touching the bank when one treads in the water takes to clear,

addhānato āgatassa yāva kāye usumabhāvo na vūpasammati,
Ñ: as long as the heat of the body in one who has walked a certain extent takes to die down,

ātapā āgantvā gabbhaṃ paviṭṭhassa yāva andhakārabhāvo na vigacchati,
Ñ: as long as the blindness in one who has come from the sunshine into a room does not depart,

antogabbhe kammaṭṭhānaṃ manasi karitvā divā vātapānaṃ vivaritvā olokentassa yāva akkhīnaṃ phandanabhāvo na vūpasammati,
Ñ: as long as when, after someone has been giving attention to his meditation subject in a room and then opens the shutters by day and looks out, the dazzling in his eyes does not die down;

ayaṃ rūpasantati nāma.
Notes: the English translation is above 'that a material continuity lasts'.

Dve tayo javanavārā arūpasantati nāmāti vatvā tadubhayampi santatipaccuppannaṃ nāmāti vadanti.
二或三速行的时间为非色相续。他们说这两种为相续现在。[PTS 432]
Ñ: and that an immaterial continuity consists in two or three rounds of impulsions. Both of these are [according to them] called 'present by continuity'. [432]

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