Unconstructed and Unchanging State!
At Savatthi the
Blessed Buddha once said to his monks:
I will teach you the Unconstructed, Unconditioned & Uncreated State, &
the way leading to this unconstructed, unconditioned & uncreated state...
Listen & pay attention to that, which will lead you to lasting happiness!
And what, is this unconstructed, unconditioned and uncreated state?
The elimination of greed, the stilling of hate, & the absence of ignorance:
This is the unconstructed, unconditioned & uncreated state of
And what is the good way leading to this unconstructed, unconditioned &
Awareness of the body as a collection of organs is a way to
The four foundations
of awareness is a way to this uncreated
Serene calm and
profound insight is a way to this unconditioned
Concentrated directed thought &
is such a way...
Absorption into emptiness, signlessness, and into the uninclined is a way...
The four right efforts is a way to this
sublime, subtle & unconditional state...
The four roads to force is a way to this
supremely unchanging stilling...
The five pure abilities is a way to this
unfailing and stainless state...
The five pure powers is a way to this
undecaying and safe refuge...
The seven links to awakening is a way to this
The Noble 8-fold Way is a way to this
These are the only ways leading to the unconstructed,
Bhikkhus, I have now taught you the
uncreated, and the way leading to this unconstructed,
unconditioned & uncreated state.
Whatever should be done, Bhikkhus, by
a considerate teacher out of sympathy for
his disciples, wishing their sole
welfare, that I have now done for you. There are roots
of trees, Bhikkhus,
there are empty huts. Meditate, do not neglect your meditation,
since you will regret it bitterly later! This is our instruction to you all...
Buddha Gotama enters
Nibbāna in year 483 BC.
More on this uncreated
state - Nibbāna (Sanskrit = Nirvāna):
Not a place, yet a real state of
most supreme Bliss!
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya. Book IV [359-62]
Section 43: On The Unconstructed. The way to the unconstructed state: 1-11.