Percipient in this way, too, one is not sensitive to that dimension.

Ānanda exclaims how amazing it is that the Buddha has found a way to freedom while still experiencing the world.

Questioned by the monk Udāyī, Ānanda elucidates that he’s referring to the formless attainments and then goes on to recount a fascinating discussion on the meditation of the enlightened which he had had with the nun Jaṭilagāhiyā.