blessed Buddha once said:
Bhikkhus and friends, there are these three
2: Painful feeling,
These are the three basic feelings! A disciple of the Buddha,
comprehending, understands these three
And that contact is the cause of any feeling. When contact
feelings fade & vanish. The Noble Way leads to their
With the final quenching of feeling, one is
freed of all yearning and
Whether feeling is
pleasant, painful or neither-painful-nor-pleasant,
whether internal or external;
whatever kind of feeling there is:
Knowing: This is Suffering, perishing, momentary, disintegrating...
touched and contacted by them,
noting their instant
ceasing, their transience, one gradually loses all passion
There are these three basic feelings. What three?
feeling, painful feeling,
and neutral feeling.
Pleasant feeling causes craving towards the felt object to arise!
Painful feeling causes craving away from the felt object to arise!
feeling causes craving for something else, than the object!
All mental states converges on this
by mind created
quality of feeling...
All converges on Feeling (Vedanā):
From Sense Contact arises all Feeling!
Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya.
Book IV [204-5]
36: feeling. Vedanā.
Focused on Pleasure. 1-2.