Visuddhimagga XIV-198

Ajjhattabahiddhābhedo niyakajjhattavasena veditabbo.
Ñ(XIV,198): (iv)-(v) The classification into internal and external should be understood according to the internal in the sense of one's own.

499. Oḷārikasukhumabhedo ‘‘akusalā vedanā oḷārikā, kusalābyākatā vedanā sukhumā’’tiādinā (vibha. 11) nayena vibhaṅge vuttena jātisabhāvapuggalalokiyalokuttaravasena veditabbo.
Ñ: (vi)-(vii) The classification into gross and subtle should be understood (a) according to kind, (b) individual essence, (c) person, and (d) the mundane and supramundane, as stated in the Vibhaṅga in the way beginning 'Unprofitable feeling is gross, profitable and indeterminate feeling is subtle, [profitable and unprofitable feeling is gross, indeterminate feeling is subtle]' (Vbh. 3), and so on.

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