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The word “saññamessanti” does not appear in that verse. The correct term is “saṁyamissanti“:

Citta Vagga

Translations in the Darisworld and Sutta Central versions are good enough to get the basic idea.

  • Basically, the verse says our mind (thoughts) can travel far, even though the seat of the mind (in the gandhabba kaya) is trapped inside our physical body (referred to as a “cave” in the verse).
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