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A.10_093 Di.t.thi Sutta Anathapi.n.dika converses with the heretics near Jetavana who propound the following ten sorts of views: 1. the world is eternal; 2. the world is not eternal; 3. the world is finite; 4. the world is infinite; 5. the soul is the same as the body; 6. the soul and the body are different; 7. the Tathagata is beyond death; 8. the Tathagata is not beyond death; 9. the Tathagata is neither beyond nor not beyond death, and; 10. the Tathagatha is not and neither beyond death. When Anathapi.n.dika is asks what he believes he says, "whatever has arisen, is compounded, is intentional, is dependently arising -- is impermanent. The impermanent is suffering. What is suffering is 'not-self'." Later the Buddha praises Anathapi.n.dika for his response saying that it was a response fit for a monk of 100 rainy seasons. 38/300 Dasaka Nipaata, Dutiya Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.i.


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