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Ud 6.7: Subhūti Sutta — Subhūti

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Sāvatthī at Jeta's Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika's monastery. And on that occasion Ven. Subhūti was sitting not far from the Blessed One, his legs crossed, his body held erect, having attained a concentration free from directed thought. The Blessed One saw Ven. Subhūti sitting not far away, his legs crossed, his body held erect, having attained a concentration free from directed thought.

Then, on realizing the significance of that, the Blessed One on that occasion exclaimed:

Whose thoughts are vaporized, well-dealt-with within,[1] without trace — going beyond that tie, perceiving the formless, overcoming four yokes,[2] one doesn't go to birth.

Note

1.
This part of the verse equals the first half of a verse in Sn 1.1 (verse 7 in the PTS edition).
2.
The four yokes are: sensuality, becoming, views, and ignorance. See AN 4.10.
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