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Aŋguttara Nikāya
X. Dasaka-Nipāta
XV: Ariya-Vagga

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
X. The Book of the Tens
XV: The Ariyan Way (a)

Sutta 148

Sappurisa-Dhamma Suttaɱ

Very-man[1] Dhamma and Its Opposite

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

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[169]

[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 what is not the dhamma of the very-man and the dhamma of the very-man.

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 not the dhamma of the very-man?

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

This is called "what is not the dhamma of the very-man"

 

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And what, monks, is the Dhamma of the very-man?

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

This is called 'the Dhamma of the very-man'."

 


[1] Sappurisa


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