Visuddhimagga XIV-74

448. Puna sabbameva rūpaṃ sanidassanakammajādīnaṃ tikānaṃ vasena tividhaṃ hoti.
Ñ(XIV,74): Again, all matter is of three kinds according to the visible (sanidassana) triad, the kamma-born triad, etc. (see Dhs., p.2).

Tattha oḷārike rūpaṃ sanidassanasappaṭighaṃ, sesaṃ anidassanasappaṭighaṃ.
Ñ: Herein, as regards the gross, a visible datum is visible with impact; the rest are invisible with impact;

Sabbampi sukhumaṃ anidassanaappaṭighaṃ.
Ñ: all the subtle kinds are invisible without impact.

Evaṃ tāva sanidassanattikavasena tividhaṃ.
Ñ: So firstly it is of three kinds according to the visible triad.

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