When has one penetrated
& arrived at True Wisdom?
Once, a certain not very well-known Bhikkhu asked the Blessed
True Wisdom is it said. What is really True Wisdom?
Venerable Sir: When has one arrived at such true Wisdom?
The Blessed Gotama
Buddha then pointed out:
Understanding and knowing that: This is
Suffering is True Wisdom;
Craving is the Cause of Suffering is True Wisdom;
No Craving is the End of Suffering is True Wisdom;
Noble 8-fold Way ends Suffering is True Wisdom!
All this profound understanding and direct knowledge of the absolute
True Wisdom, and it is by that very penetrating comprehension, that glimpse
of a far-reaching ultimate reality, that one has arrived at
this true Wisdom!
Therefore, Bhikkhu, an effort should be made much of
is Suffering; an effort should be made much of now to comprehend:
This is the Cause of Suffering; an effort should be made
now so to realize:
This is the End of Suffering; An effort should be made
now to penetrate,
recognize, and develop,
This is the Way leading to the End of Suffering..
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikaya.
section 56: Saccasamyutta. Thread 18: True Wisdom...
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