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AN.IV.77 Acintita Sutta The Buddha enumerates the four issues unfathomable by conceptual thinking:
1. the powers of the Buddha [buddhavisaaya] -- i.e., the range of powers a Buddha develops as a result of becoming a Buddha;
2. the powers developed through the absorptions [~naa.navisaaya] -- i.e., the range of powers that one may obtain while absorbed in jhana;
3. the outcome or the retribution of our actions -- i.e. the precise working out of the results of kamma, and;
4. philosophical analysis of the nature of the world -- i.e. conjecture about (the origin, etc., of) the world.
To waste time with such conjecture will bring madness & vexation to those who indulge.
35/235 Catukanipaata Dutiya Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.ii.


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