Sutta Pitaka
Samyutta Nikāya
Volume IV - Saḷāyatanavaggo
Samyutta 34 - Saḷāyatana Saṃyutta
Chapter 4 - Jatidhamma Vaggo

34. 4. 1.
(33) Jati - Birth

1. At one time the Blessed One was living in the monastery offered by Anāthapiṇḍika in Jeta's grove in Sāvatthi, the Blessed One addressed the monks from there:

2. “Monks, everything is of the nature of being born. Monks, what things are of the nature of being born?

3- 5. “Monks, the eye, forms, eye-consciousness, eye-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of eye-contact, those too are of the nature of being born.”

Repeat for the ear and nose.

6. “Monks, the tongue, tastes, tongue-consciousness, tongue-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of tongue-contact, those too are of the nature of being born.

7. Repeat for the body.

8. “Monks, the mind, ideas, mind-consciousness, mind-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of mind-contact, those too are of the nature of being born.

9. “Monks, the learned, noble disciple seeing it thus turns from the eye and forms, eye-consciousness, eye-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of eye-contact, he turns from them too  re  He turns from the mind and ideas, mind-consciousness, mind-contact and whatever feelings, pleasant unpleasant or neither unpleasant nor pleasant born of mind-contact, he turns from them too. Turning loses interest. Losing interest is released. Released knowledge arises, `I am released, birth is destroyed, the holy life is lived to the end, duties are done, I have nothing more to wish'.”

34. 4. 2.
(34) Jara - Decay

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of decaying.”

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 3.
(35) Vyādhi - Ailing

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of ailing.”

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 4.
(36) Marana - Dying

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of dying.”

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 5.
(37) Soka - Grieving

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of grieving.”

Repeat Sutta 33. with necessary changes.

34. 4. 6.
(38) Saṅkilesa - Defiling

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of defiling.”

Repeat Sutta 33. with necessary changes.

34. 4.7.
(39) Khaya - Wasting

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of wasting” Repeat Sutta 33with necessary changes.

34. 4. 8.
(40) Vaya - Fading

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of fading.”

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 9.
(41) Samudaya - Arising

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of arising.”

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.

34. 4. 10.
(42) Nirodha - Ceasing

“Monks, every thing is of the nature of ceasing.”

Repeat Sutta 33 with necessary changes.