Worldly Expressions

IN MN 74 the Buddha says the following

"A mendicant whose mind is freed like this doesn’t side with anyone or fight with anyone. They speak the language of the world without misapprehending it.”

This is similar to a statement in DN 9

“Citta, these are the world’s designations, the world’s expressions, the world’s ways of speaking, the world’s descriptions, with which the Tathagata expresses himself but without grasping to them"

However, as far as I’m aware these statements are restricted to the pāli suttas. Are there sanskrit fragments or āgamas which state something similar?

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Two truths doctrine:

“The Awakened One, the best of teachers, spoke of two truths, conventional and higher; no third is ascertained; a conventional statement is true because of convention and a higher statement is true as disclosing the true characteristics of events.[13]

Conventional reality is arrived at by common consensus and is based on the arbitrary label of name as referred to in DN 9, which gives rise to the customs and networks of CR. The threat is it purports to be ultimate.

“Where name-&-form,
along with perception
of impingement & form,
totally stop without trace:
that’s where the tangle
is cut.”—SN 7.6

The first step in cutting the tangle is to categorize in reality what is conventional and what is ultimate. Any knowledge or experience of the path from the earliest stages should be classed as UR (MN 121).