AN 7.11 - (A iv 9)
Anusaya Sutta
— Obsessions —

Here are listed the seven anusayas.

Note: plain texts



Sattime, bhikkhave, anusayā. Katame satta?

Monks, there are these seven obsessions. Which seven?

Kāmarāgānusayo, paṭighānusayo, diṭṭhānusayo, vicikicchānusayo, mānānusayo, bhavarāgānusayo, avijjānusayo.

The obsession of sensual passion, the obsession of resistance, the obsession of views, the obsession of uncertainty, the obsession of conceit, the obsession of passion for becoming, the obsession of ignorance.

Ime kho, bhikkhave, satta anusayā ti.

These are the seven obsessions.

Bodhi leaf

Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
Access to Insight, 4 July 2010.

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