Aŋguttara Nikāya


 

Aŋguttara Nikāya
X. Dasaka-Nipāta
II. Nātha Vagga

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
X. The Book of the Tens
II. Protector

Sutta 13

Saŋyojana Suttaɱ

Fetters

Translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

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[17] [1350]

[1][pts] "Bhikkhus, there are these ten fetters.

What ten?

The five lower fetters and the five higher fetters.

And what are the five lower fetters?

Personal-existence view, doubt, wrong grasp of behavior and observances, sensual desire, and ill will.

These are the five lower fetters.

And what are the five higher fetters?

Attachment to form, attachment to the formless, conceit, restlessness, and ignorance.

These are the five higher fetters.

These, bhikkhus, are the ten fetters."


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