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mahâvagga

visible to the sight should enter the path of his eye yet they take not possession of his mind : undefiled is his mind, firm, immovable; and he sees into the (manner which that impression) passes away^ — even though many objects audible to the ear, smellable to the nostrils, tastable to the tongue, feelable by the body, sensible to the intellect should enter the path of the ear,' the nose, the tongue, the skin, the intellect, yet they take not possession of his mind : undefiled is his mind, firm, immovable, and he sees into the (manner in which that impression) passes away.

26. 'Just, Lord, as if there be a mountain of rock, undivided, solid, one mass, and much wind and rain should fall upon it from the direction of the East, or of the West, or of the North, or of the South, yet they would not make it shake, or tremble, or quake ; just so, Lord, when a Bhikkhu has thus become fully emancipated in heart (&c., as in J 25, down to the end).

27. 'He who has attained to renunciation, to solitude of heart, who has attained to kindness, and to the rooting out of craving, —

'He who has attained to the rooting out of thirst, to the absence of delusions from the mind, he sees the source of sensations, his mind is quite set free.

'To such a Bhikkhu, so emancipated, and with calmness in his heart, there is no gathering up of what is done, nothing to be done still remains.

'As a rock, all of one mass, is not shaken by

Kakkhussa &pith3.m dga>(Manti ; that is, should come within reach of his vision.

Vayaw ^' assdnupassatiii : tassa ^ittassa uppddaw pi vayaw pi

passati (B.).