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Aŋguttara-Nikāya
II. Duka Nipāta
XIV. Santhāra Vagga

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
or
More-Numbered Suttas

II. The Book of the Twos
XIV. Greetings, etc.

Suttas 150-161

Translated from the Pali by
F.L. Woodward, M.A.

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Sutta 150

[150.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two greetings.[157]

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual greeting is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 151

[151.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two kindly welcomes.

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual kindly welcome is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 152

[152.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two quests.

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual quest is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 153

[153.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two earnest teachings.

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual earnest teaching is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 154

[154.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two investigations.[158]

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual investigation is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 155

[155.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two acts of worship.

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual act of worship is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 156

[156.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two great gifts.[159]

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual great gift is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 157

[157.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two prosperings.

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual prospering is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 158

[158.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two increases.

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual increase is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 159

[159.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two treasures.

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual treasure is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 160

[160.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two hoardings.[160]

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual hoarding is pre-eminent."

 


 

Sutta 161

[161.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two growths.

What two?

The carnal and the spiritual.

These are the two.

Of these two the spiritual growth is pre-eminent."

 


[157] Santhāra.

[158] Pariyeṭṭhi (Comy. pariyiṭṭhi).

[159] Ātitheyyāni (only here and A. iv, 63). Pāli Dict. suggests 'great thefts' (?). Comy. āgantuka-dānāni, and v.l. ātitheyyā.

[160] Sannicayā.


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