1. Sukha Vagga.– The fifteenth chapter of the Dhammapada.
2. Sukha Vagga.– The seventh chapter of the Eka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.80 f.
“Pleasant, painful, or neutral, internal or external, having understood that all are unsatisfactory, untrustworthy, and destined for destruction, he is dispassionate.” S.iv.204.
2. Sukhasomanassa Sutta.– A monk who delights in Dhamma, in meditation (bhāvanārāmo), in abandoning (pahānārāmo), in solitude (pavivekārāmo), in freedom from ill-
He replies that not being reborn is happiness, Being reborn is suffering. When one is reborn there is cold and heat, hunger and thirst, defecating and urinating, affliction by fire, sticks, scolding by relatives and friends.¹ A.v.120.
¹ Sāriputta’s mother gave him a hard time throughout his life. Only on his death-
4. Dutiyasukha Sutta.– Sāmaṇḍakāni asks about happiness and suffering in this Dhamma and discipline. Sāriputta explains that dissatisfaction is suffering and delight (in the Dhamma) is happiness. A.v.121.