The Way to the Beyond

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9: Todeyya's Questions

“He who has no sense desires, he in whom no craving is found, he who crossed beyond doubts, what kind of freedom is there for him?” [113]

“He who has no sense desires, he in whom no craving is found, he who has crossed beyond doubts, there is no further freedom for him.” [114]

“Is he without yearning, or is he still yearning? Is he wise, or still acquiring wisdom? I would know just what the sage is like, Sakyan: explain that to me, Visionary One.” [115]

“He is without yearning, he is not still yearning. He is wise, he is not still acquiring wisdom. Know that the sage is just like this, Todeyya: he has nothing, and is not clinging to sense-existence.” [116]