Severing Desires And Ending Seeking 断欲绝求

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— 释迦牟尼佛
《四十二章经》: 第二章

Those who have left the household life to be Śramaṇas, sever their desires and eradicate attachments, to know one’s mind’s source. Reaching the Buddha’s profound principles, awakening to the unconditioned Dharma. Within with nothing to be attained, without with nothing to be sought. With the mind not bound to the path, likewise not fettered to karma. Without thinking and without doing, not cultivating and not realising. Not going through all positions, yet naturally with the most lofty, with naming of this as the path.

— Śākyamuni Buddha
(Sūtra Of 42 Sections: 2nd Section)

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