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.