Seeking Delight Inherently Creates Suffering!
At Savatthi the Buddha once said:
Friends, any who seeks delight in form
seek delight in suffering. I tell you, anyone seeking delight in
is not freed from suffering. Anyone who seeks delight in feeling,
delight in perception, or seeks delight in mental constructions,
delight in consciousness, indeed thereby also seeks delight in
One who seeks delight in suffering cannot be liberated from
Anyone who does not seek any delight, neither in form, nor in
in perception, nor in mental constructions, nor in consciousness,
seek delight in any suffering! Anyone who does not seek any
delight in any
form of suffering, is therefore and thereby released from all
"Garden of Earthly Delight" by
Hieronymus Bosch. (1450-1516)
Delight is a mixed state of craving camouflaged by the joy of
However, in the end, all craving will create suffering either
sooner or later.
Seeking delight is therefore - ultimately speaking - creating
All beings in the
are devoured by their own delight...
The Grouped Sayings by the Buddha.
Samyutta Nikāya 22(29)
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