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It.024 A.t.thipu~nja Sutta | Vepullapabbata Sutta Bhikkhus, the skeletons of a single person, running on and wandering in samsara for an aeon, would make a heap of bones, a quantity of bones as large as this Mount Vepulla, if there were someone to collect them and if the collection were not destroyed." The bones of a single person Accumulated in a single aeon Would make a heap like a mountain - So said the Great Sage. He declared it to be As great as Mount Vepulla To the north of Vulture's Peak In the hill-fort of Magadha. But when one sees with perfect wisdom The four noble truths as they are - Suffering, the origin of suffering, The overcoming of suffering, And the noble eightfold path Leading to relief from suffering - Having merely run on Seven times at the most, By destroying all fetters One makes an end of suffering. 45/157 Itivuttaka Khuddhaka It.017 death, bones


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