Visuddhimagga XVI-29

536. Kamatoti ayampi desanākkamova.
Ñ(XVI,29): 7. As to order: this too is only order of teaching (see Ch. XIV, §211).

Ettha ca oḷārikattā, sabbasattasādhāraṇattā ca suviññeyyanti dukkhasaccaṃ paṭhamaṃ vuttaṃ.
Ñ: The truth of suffering is given first since it is easy to understand because of its grossness and because it is common to all living beings.

Tasseva hetudassanatthaṃ tadanantaraṃ samudayasaccaṃ.
Ñ: The truth of origin is given next to show its cause.

Hetunirodhā phalanirodhoti ñāpanatthaṃ tato nirodhasaccaṃ.
Ñ: Then the truth of cessation, to make it known that with the cessation of the cause there is the cessation of the fruit.

Tadadhigamupāyadassanatthaṃ ante maggasaccaṃ.
Ñ: The truth of the path comes last to show the means to achieve that. [498]

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