The Longer Discourse on the MAss of suffering


Majjhima Nikāya 13 of 152

Translated by: Bhikkhu Sujato
Read by: Roland Kitchen


Challenged to show the difference between his teaching and that of other ascetics, the Buddha points out that they speak of letting go, but do not really understand why. He then explains in great detail the suffering that arises from attachment to sensual stimulation.