OK, I have re-read section 22, in it Ven. Nanavira says:
"It is right to say that with a living arahat there is
still consciousness, name-and-matter, six-bases, contact,
and feeling, but only in a certain sense."
Elsewhere I think he says that in a certain sense they can be said to
This is what I do not understand: Why not just say that these links have
Or, to take just one link, the six bases, why not just say - "it has ceased"?
I am sure that he thinks that craving and clinging have ceased, what is so
different about the six-bases?