Fear of Blame
The Compilation, MO trans of DN#33: Sangiti Suttanta
[SN 2.16.11] WP: The Connected Discourses of the Buddha, Bodhi, trans., I. The Book of Causation, Kasapa, 11. The Robe, pp678;
WP: II.The Great Book V.i.45.i. Ignorance, pp 1523
WP: The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, Bodhi/Nanamoli, trans., 39.3 The Greater Discourse at Assapura
WP: MN 53.12: Sekha Sutta
PTS: The Book of the Gradual Sayings, I: The Book of the Twos, I.1-10: Punishments, Woodward, trans., pp 50.
PTS: The Book of the Gradual Sayings, III: The Book of the Fives, I.I.i: The Powers in Brief, pp1, and ii: The Powers in Detail, pp 2, Hare, trans.
ATI: Guardians of the World, Bhikkhu Bodhi Essay
Rhys Davids: Buddhist Suttas, I: The Book of the Great Decease, Chapter I, note 13
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|ottappa||Fear of Blame||Fear of Blame||fear of wrongdoing||fear of wrongdoing||afraid of sin, discretion||discretion||Fear of Wrongdoing||Moral Dread||fear of blame|
Pali Text Society
Pali English Dictionary
Edited by T. W. Rhys Davids and William Stede
Ottappa: (nt.) [fr. tappati1 + ud, would corresp. to a Sk. form *auttapya fr. ut-tapya to be regretted, tormented by remorse....] fear of exile, shrinking back from doing wrong, remorse. ... Ottappa generally goes with hiri as one of the 7 noble treasures.... Hiri-ottappa... J I.129; hir-ottappa at M I.271; S II.220; V.1; A II.78; IV.99, 151; V.214;.... See also hiri. - Further passages: D III.212; M I.356; S II.196, 206, 208; V.89; A I.50, 83, 95; III.4 sq., 352; IV.11; V.123 sq... - anottappa (nt.) lack of conscience, unscrupulousness, disregard of morality A I.50, 83, 95; III.421; V.146, 214...
-garavata respect for conscience, A III.331; IV.29.
-dhana the treasure of (moral) self-control D III.163, 251, 282...
-bala the power of a (good) conscience D III.253...
Ottappati [ut + tappati1] to feel a sense of guilt, to be conscious or afraid of evil S I.154; Ps II.169, 176...
Ottappin and Ottapin (adj.) [fr. ottappa] afraid of wrong, conscientious, scrupulous (a) ottappin D III.252, 282... - (b) ottapin M I.43 sq.; S II.159 sq., 196, 207; IV.243 sq.; A II.13 sq.; III.3 sq., 112; IV.1 sq.; V.123, 146. Anottappin bold, reckless, unscrupulous.... anottapin at S II.159 sq., 195, 206; IV. 240 sq....
PTS: GS.III.I.I.ii: And what, monks, is the power of the fear of blame?
Herein, monks, the Ariyan disciple is afraid of blame; he is afraid of the blame that comes when acting wrongly in deed, word and thought; on entering on an evil and wrong states. This, monks, is called the power of the fear of blame.