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Anguttara Nikaya
VIII. Atthaka Nipata
II: Maha Vagga

Sutta 15

Mala Suttam

Adapted from the 1995 edition of the digital version of the Sri Lanka Buddha Jayanti Tripitaka Series and proofed against, and mostly resolved to the Pali Text Society Anguttara-Nikaya edited by Prof. E. Hardy, PhD., D.D..

 


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[1][pts][bodh] Evam me sutam:|| ||

Ekam samayam Bhagava Savatthiyam viharati
Jetavane Anathapindikassa arame.|| ||

Tatra kho Bhagava bhikkhu amantesi:|| ||

'Bhikkhavo' ti.|| ||

'Bhadante' ti te bhikkhu Bhagavato paccassosum.|| ||

Bhagava etad avoca:|| ||

2. Atth'imani bhikkhave malani.|| ||

Katamani attha?|| ||

3. Asajjhaya mala bhikkhave manta,||
anutthanamala bhikkhave ghara,||
malam bhikkhave vannassa kosajjam,||
pamado bhikkhave rakkhato malam,||
malam bhikkhave itthiya duccaritam||
maccheram bhikkhave dadato malam,||
mala bhikkhave papaka akusala dhamma asmim loke parambhi ca,||
tato ca bhikkhave mala malataram,||
avijja paramam malam.|| ||

Imani kho bhikkhave attha malani ti.|| ||

Asajjhaya mala manta anutthanamala ghara,||
Malam vannassa kosajjam pamado rakkhato malam|| ||

Malitthiya duccaritam maccheram dadato malam,||
Mala ve papaka dhamma asmim loke parambhi ca||
Tato mala malataram avijja paramam malan ti.|| ||

 


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