|A monastic, having purified the heart/mind, reflects on the teaching and awakens. Here a meditator is seen in the jungle, Songkla, Thailand (Bird_beckman77 Homam Alojail/flickr).|
|Enlightenment fast! (bigeyedeer)|
|Light dawns (leyinkeu/flickr).|
- "Thereby"? This is almost impossible to translate adequately. There is no agent, i.e., no "seer," "feeler," "knower." "There will be no 'thereby' whereby one will be lustful, hateful, or deluded (SA [SN commentary])."
- If there is no agent (i.e., no "self"), then there is nowhere such an agent can be located. "You will have no 'there'": You will not be bound or attached "there," i.e., with regard to the seen, heard, otherwise-sensed, or cognized (SA).
|"Whoa the individual ego does not exist. I am so freakin' enlightened. (MarkStivers.com)|
- [Nirvana is the end of all suffering when one knows and sees it, directly experiences it, and realizes that the Truth has always been true and is liberating from all delusion, from all suffering.]
[Similarly for sounds, scents, tastes, tangibles, thoughts.]
One who's not inflamed by things one sees,