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By Venerable Hammalawa Saddhatissa, Charles Hallisey

ISBN-10: 0861711246

ISBN-13: 9780861711246

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Having estab­ lished contact with an object or event, one registers judgement on it; one may find it pleasant, unpleasant, or one may be indifferent to it. In the first two cases one wishes either to perpetuate the liaison or to destroy it; in the third one is merely not interested. Yet though in the main there are no fixed standards of pleasantness Origin and Source oj Knowledge 33 or unpleasantness, there are certain states which man, irrespective of time or place, dislikes, and certain others which he ardently desires.

In the meantime, Sâmannaphala traces the develop­ ment of the prospective Buddhist recluse from the time he decides to adopt the homeless life until he finally attains to realization of the Four Noble Truths. '114 In point of fact, the ‘fruits', other than the realization of the Four Noble Truths, already existed in Brahman thought in stages varying from the most rudimentary to that of developed growth, so that the enumeration o f the whole series formed the ideal basis from which to expound. 116 For the present, however, we consider the Sâmannaphala discourse as it stands in the sutta bearing that name.

M oreover, if anything is to be argued from the order o f the arrangement o f the suttas in the Digha N ikayay and at least the first thirteen o f these, perhaps the first sixteen, are amongst the earliest o f the Discourses that have come down to us, it appears that they were arranged by the compilers in an order which w ould produce a cumulative account o f the Bud­ dha’s teachings. F o r the first o f the sixteen we have the Brahm a jäUy or ‘N et o f Brahm a’ , which contains the lengthy exposition o f contem porary view s, then the Samannaphala which contains the exposition o f the Buddha’s.

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