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Aŋguttara Nikāya
X. Dasaka-Nipāta
XIV: Sādhu-Vagga

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
X. The Book of the Tens
XIV: The Seemly (a)

Sutta 144

Dukkha-Vipāka Suttaɱ

Pain and Pleasure

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

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[1] THUS have I heard:

Once the Exalted One addressed the monks, saying:

"Monks."

"Yes, lord," they replied, and the Exalted One said:

"Monks, I will teach you dhamma whose fruit is pain and dhamma whose fruit is pleasure.

Do ye listen to it.

Pay attention carefully and I will speak."

"We will, sir,' replied those monks to the Exalted One,
who said this:

"And what, monks, is dhamma whose fruit is pain?

Wrong view,
wrong thinking,
wrong speech,
wrong action,
wrong living,
wrong effort,
wrong mindfulness,
wrong concentration,
wrong knowledge,
wrong release.

This is called 'dhamma whose fruit is pain'

 

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And what, monks, is dhamma whose fruit is pleasure?

Right view,
right thinking,
right speech,
right action,
right living,
right effort,
right mindfulness,
right concentration,
right knowledge,
right release.

This is called 'dhamma whose fruit is pleasure'".


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