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Itv 3 Moha Sutta: Delusion

The Buddha explains how beings whose minds are clouded by delusion will be reborn in the plane of misery.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard: “Abandon one quality, monks, and I guarantee you non-returning. What is that one quality? Delusion is that one quality, monks. Abandon that, and I guarantee you non-returning.” This is the meaning of what […]

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Itv 11 Mohapariñña Sutta: Fully Understanding Delusion

One who has fully knows and fully understands delusion can put an end to suffering.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard: “Monks, one who has not fully known delusion and fully understood it with insight, whose mind has not been cleansed of passion for delusion and has not abandoned it, is incapable of putting […]

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Itv 50 Mūla Sutta: Roots of Unwholesome

The Buddha explains the three unwholesome roots.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard, “Monks, there are three unwholesome roots. What three? Greed is an unwholesome root, hatred is an unwholesome root, and delusion is an unwholesome root. Monks, these are the three unwholesome roots. This is […]

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Itv 68 Paṭhamarāga Sutta: Passion 1

The Buddha explains how not eradicating passion, hatred and delusion makes a person fall into Māra's noose.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard, “Monks, anyone whose passion is not eradicated, whose hatred is not eradicated, and whose delusion is not eradicated is said to be in Māra’s bondage; he is caught in Māra’s noose. Whatever the […]

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Itv 69 Dutiyarāga Sutta: Passion 2

When passion, hatred, and delusion is not eradicated, it is as if one is swimming in the ocean without being able to come ashore.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard: “Monks, any monk or nun in whom passion is not eradicated, hatred is not eradicated, and delusion is not eradicated is said to be one who has not crossed over the great ocean. […]

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Itv 88 Antarāmala Sutta: Inner Strains

The Buddha explains three inner stains that cause suffering.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard, “Monks, there are three inner stains, inner enemies, inner foes, inner murderers, and inner adversaries. What three? Monks, greed, is an inner stain, inner enemy, inner foe, inner murderer, and inner adversary. Monks, […]

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Itv 93 Aggi Sutta: The Fires

The Buddha explains three type of fires; the fire of lust, hate and delusion.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard, “Monks, there are three fires. What three? The fire of lust, the fire of hate, and the fire of delusion. These, monks, are the three fires.” This is the meaning of what the […]