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Saṁyutta Nikāya — The Connected Discourses

SN28: Connected Discourses with Sāriputta

SN28:7 The Base of Nothingness

1At Sāvatthī … . The Venerable Ānanda saw the Venerable Sāriputta coming in the distance …

"Here, friend, by completely transcending the base of the infinity of consciousness, aware that ‘there is nothing,’ I entered and dwelt in the base of nothingness. Yet, friend, it did not occur to me, ‘I am attaining the base of nothingness … .’" sn.iii.238

1Sāvatthinidānaṁ. Atha kho āyasmā sāriputto … pe …

… "Idhāhaṁ, āvuso, sabbaso viññāṇañcāyatanaṁ samatikkamma, natthi kiñcīti ākiñcaññāyatanaṁ upasampajja viharāmi … pe … vuṭṭhitoti vā"ti.

Sattamaṁ.