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Anguttara Nikaya

AN 10:46 Sakka Sutta: To the Sakyans

What are the benefits of living diligently?

“Sakyans, you have this life which is subject to fear, sorrow and death. However, you are negligent in finding the way out. Sometimes you keep the eight precepts, and sometimes you don’t.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 1 Lobha Sutta: Greed

The Buddha taught us specific qualities in the mind to abandon.

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? Greed is that one quality, monks. Abandon that, and I guarantee you non-returning.” This is the meaning of what […]

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Itivuttaka

Itv 2 Dosa Sutta: Hatred

The Buddha explains how abandoning hatred will guarantee you non-returning.

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? Hatred is that one quality, monks. Abandon that, and I guarantee you non-returning.” This is the meaning of what […]

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Itivuttaka

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 4 Kodha Sutta: Anger

The Buddha explains how abandoning anger can lead to non-returning.

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? Anger is that one quality, monks. Abandon that, and I guarantee you non-returning.” This is the meaning of what […]

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Itivuttaka

Itv 5 Makkha Sutta: Contempt

Abandoning contempt can bring much happiness and lead to non-returning.

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? Contempt is that one quality, monks. Abandon that, and I guarantee you non-returning.” This is the meaning of what […]

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Itv 6 Māna Sutta: Conceit

Abandoning conceit will lead to non-returning along with much happiness.

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? Conceit is that one quality, monks. Abandon that, and I guarantee you non-returning.” This is the meaning of what […]

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Itv 62 Indriya Sutta: Faculties

The Buddha explains the three faculties in those following the Noble Eightfold Path.

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 faculties. What three? The faculty of assurance: I will realize the Four Noble Truths that have not yet been fully realized (in terms of the knowledge of the task […]