A group of suttas on the three kinds of longing (esanā) the longing for sensual delights, for becoming, for the holy life. These are spoken of in relation to the Noble Eightfold Path (S.v.54f). The same is repeated for
(1) the seven bojjhangas (S.v.136),
(2) the four satipatthānas (S.v.191),
(3) the indriyas (S.v.240, 242),
(4) the five balas (S.v.250, 252),
(5) the iddhi-pāddas (S.v.291), and
(6) the jhānas (S.v.309).