Saṃyutta Nikāya 12

6. Dukkhavagga

56. Dutiya­mahā­rukkha­sutta

Sāvatthiyaṃ viharati. “Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, mahārukkho. Tassa yāni ceva mūlāni adhogamāni, yāni ca tiriyaṅgamāni, sabbāni tāni uddhaṃ ojaṃ abhiharanti. Evañhi so, bhikkhave, mahārukkho tadāhāro tadupādāno ciraṃ dīghamaddhānaṃ tiṭṭheyya. Evameva kho, bhikkhave, upādāniyesu dhammesu assā­dānupas­sino viharato taṇhā pavaḍḍhati. Taṇhāpaccayā upādānaṃ … pe … evametassa kevalassa duk­khak­khan­dhassa samudayo hoti.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, mahārukkho. Atha puriso āgaccheyya kuddālapiṭakaṃ ādāya. So taṃ rukkhaṃ mūle chindeyya, mūle chetvā palikhaṇeyya, palikhaṇitvā mūlāni uddhareyya … pe … nadiyā vā sīghasotāya pavāheyya. Evañhi so, bhikkhave, mahārukkho ucchinnamūlo assa tālāvatthukato anabhāvaṅkato āyatiṃ anuppādadhammo. Evameva kho, bhikkhave, upādāniyesu dhammesu ādīna­vānupas­sino viharato taṇhā nirujjhati. Taṇhānirodhā upādānanirodho … pe … evametassa kevalassa duk­khak­khan­dhassa nirodho hotī”ti.

Chaṭṭhaṃ.