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Stilling of all Mental Construction is NibbAna!

The Blessed Buddha once said:
Here, Ananda, the Bhikkhu considers it all like this:
"This is the supreme peace, this is sublime calm: The stilling of all formations,
the silencing of all mental construction, the relinquishing of all the substrata
fuelling existence, the fading away of all craving, a complete detachment,
the final mental release; a total cessation, this - only this - is Nibbāna..."
In this way, Ananda, the Bhikkhu may enter a mental absorption in which
there is no notion of 'I' and 'mine', no attacks of conceiving any internal
consciousness, or any external objects, and wherein he is both mentally
released, and fully liberated through understanding of this all...
In this silenced, and entirely stilled state there is neither any inclination to
an "I", nor any "mine-making", nor any attacks of conceit by latent tendency
to identification, egotism, narcissism, or simple naive realism..

Anguttara Nikāya AN 3:32

Knowing both what the inner is, and what the outer is, one is neither stirred,
nor troubled any more! When thus stilled and imperturbable, there remains
neither any attraction, nor any repulsion left... One has crossed and escaped
beyond all being, becoming, decaying, ageing, and death!
Sutta Nipāta 1048

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