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Aŋguttara Nikāya
Sattaka Nipāta
2. Anusaya Vagga

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
The Book of the Sevens
Chapter II: Leanings

Sutta 11

Anusaya Suttaɱ

The Leanings

Translated from the Pali by E.M. Hare.

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[6]

[1][than] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One was dwelling near Sāvatthī,
at Jeta Grove, in Anāthapiṇḍika's Park;
and there he addressed the monks, saying:

"Monks."

'Yes, lord,' they replied;
and the Exalted One said:

"Monks, there are these seven leanings.[1]

What seven?

The leanings of lust,
resisting,
view,
uncertainty,
conceit,
worldly lusts
and ignorance.

Verily, monks, these are the seven.'

 


[1] The text repeats. Anusaya, see K.S. ii, 167 n.; D. iii, 254; Cpd. 172; Pts. of Controversy, 234, n. 2.


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