Catusaccapabbaṁ
The Section about the Four Truths

 

Puna ca paraṁ, bhikkhave, bhikkhu dhammesu dhammānupassī viharati,
Moreover, monks, a monk dwells contemplating (the nature of) things in (various) things,

Catusu Ariyasaccesu.
in the Four Noble Truths.

Kathañ-ca, bhikkhave, bhikkhu dhammesu dhammānupassī viharati,
And how, monks, does a monk dwell contemplating (the nature of) things in (various) things,

Catusu Ariyasaccesu?
in the Four Noble Truths?

 

Idha, bhikkhave, bhikkhu “idaṁ Dukkhan”-ti yathābhūtaṁ pajānāti,
Here, monks, a monk knows as it really is “this is Suffering”,

“ayaṁ Dukkhasamudayo” ti yathābhūtaṁ pajānāti,
he knows as it really is “this is the Origination of Suffering”,

“ayaṁ Dukkhanirodho” ti yathābhūtaṁ pajānāti,
he knows as it really is “this is the Cessation of Suffering”,

“ayaṁ Dukkhanirodhagāminī Paṭipadā” ti yathābhūtaṁ pajānāti. In the Satipaṭṭhānasuttaṁ of Majjhimanikāya, this is the end of the Saccapabbaṁ, only here in the Mahā- is it elaberated on. 01
he knows as it really is “this is the Practice Leading to the Cessation of Suffering”.