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Aŋguttara Nikāya
Eka-Nipātā

The Book of Ones

Suttas 495-584

Translated from the Pali by Michael Olds

 


 

[495][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the guiding force of faith
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[496][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[497][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[498][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[499][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[500][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[501][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[502][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[503][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[504][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the first burning
while making become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[505][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the guiding force of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[506][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[507][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[508][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[509][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[510][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[511][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[512][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[513][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[514][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the second burning
while making become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[515][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the guiding force of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[516][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[517][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[518][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[519][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[520][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[521][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[522][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[523][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[524][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the third burning
while making become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[525][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the guiding force of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[526][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[527][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[528][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[529][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[530][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[531][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[532][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[533][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[534][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains the fourth burning
while making become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[535][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the guiding force of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[536][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[537][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[538][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[539][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[540][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[541][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[542][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[543][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[544][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains friendly vibrations
while making become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[545][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[546][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[547][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[548][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[549][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[550][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[551][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[552][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[553][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[554][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains sympathetic vibrations
while making become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[555][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[556][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[557][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[558][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[559][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[560][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[561][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[562][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[563][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[564][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains empathetic vibrations
while making become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[565][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the guiding force of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[566][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[567][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[568][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[569][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[570][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[571][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[572][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[573][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[574][pts] If beggars, a beggar
attains objective detachment
while making become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[575][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the guiding force of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[576][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the guiding force of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[577][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the guiding force of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[578][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the guiding force of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[579][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the guiding force of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[580][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the power of faith,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[581][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the power of energy,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[582][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the power of memory,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[583][pts] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the power of focus,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?

[584] If beggars, a beggar
makes become the power of wisdom,
if even for only so short a time
as it takes to snap the fingers,
that beggar may be called a bhikkhu;
his burning is not rudderless;
he lives the Master's teaching;
he follows advice;
not without purpose
does he enjoy the handouts of the realm.
What then can be said of one
who makes much of such a thing?


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