Aŋguttara Nikāya

 


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Aŋguttara-Nikāya
II. Duka Nipāta
III. Bāla Vagga

Sutta 21

Bāla-Paṇḍita Suttaɱ

Fools and Wise People

Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
Proofed against and modified in accordance with the revised edition at dhammatalks.org
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[21][pts][olds] "Monks, these two are fools.

Which two?

The one who doesn't see his transgression
as a transgression,
and the one who doesn't rightfully pardon another
who has confessed his transgression.

These two are fools.

"These two are wise people.

Which two?

The one who sees his transgression
as a transgression,
and the one who rightfully pardons another
who has confessed his transgression.

These two are wise people."

 


 

Of Related Interest:

DN 2
SN 12.19;
DN 2;
MN 140;
AN 2.97 [DTO #99]
AN 4:159.


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