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Saŋyutta Nikāya,
V: MahāVagga
45. Magga Saŋyutta
5. Appamāda-vaggo

V. Caution

Suttas 139-148

Translated from the Pali by Michael Olds

 


 

Sutta 139

Tathāgata

i. Seclusion

[139.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[139.2][pts] "Whatsoever beings, beggars — footless,
two-footed,
four-footed,
many-footed,
visible or invisible,
with perception or without perception
or neither-perceiving-nor-not-perceiving —
of these, the Tathāgata,
arahant,
Number-one-self-awakened-one,
is declared the topmost.|| ||

In the same way, beggars,
all skillful things are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[139.3][pts][bodh] "Whatsoever beings, beggars — footless,
two-footed,
four-footed,
many-footed,
visible or invisible,
with perception or without perception
or neither-perceiving-nor-not-perceiving —
of these, the Tathāgata,
arahant,
Number-one-self-awakened-one,
is declared the topmost.|| ||

In the same way, beggars,
all skillful things are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[139.4][pts][bodh] "Whatsoever beings, beggars — footless,
two-footed,
four-footed,
many-footed,
visible or invisible,
with perception or without perception
or neither-perceiving-nor-not-perceiving —
of these, the Tathāgata,
arahant,
Number-one-self-awakened-one,
is declared the topmost.|| ||

In the same way, beggars,
all skillful things are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[139.5][pts][bodh] "Whatsoever beings, beggars — footless,
two-footed,
four-footed,
many-footed,
visible or invisible,
with perception or without perception
or neither-perceiving-nor-not-perceiving —
of these, the Tathāgata,
arahant,
Number-one-self-awakened-one,
is declared the topmost.|| ||

In the same way, beggars,
all skillful things are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 140

The Foot

i. Seclusion

[140.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[140.2][pts] Just as, beggars, of all the characteristics of feet
of those that walk[1] on feet
are found in the elephant's foot,
and of footprints
the elephant's is declared the topmost,
that is, in terms of size,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[140.3][pts] Just as, beggars, of all the characteristics of feet
of those that walk on feet
are found in the elephant's foot,
and of footprints
the elephant's is declared the topmost,
that is, in terms of size,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[140.4][pts] Just as, beggars, of all the characteristics of feet
of those that walk on feet
are found in the elephant's foot,
and of footprints
the elephant's is declared the topmost,
that is, in terms of size,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[140.5][pts] Just as, beggars, of all the characteristics of feet
of those that walk on feet
are found in the elephant's foot,
and of footprints
the elephant's is declared the topmost,
that is, in terms of size,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 141

The Roof-peak

i. Seclusion

[141.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[141.2][pts] Just as, beggars, in peaked-roof buildings
all roof-beams converge at the peak,
incline towards the peak,
are found together at the peak
and the peak is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[141.3][pts] Just as, beggars, in peaked-roof buildings
all roof-beams converge at the peak,
incline towards the peak,
are found together at the peak
and the peak is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[141.4][pts] Just as, beggars, in peaked-roof buildings
all roof-beams converge at the peak,
incline towards the peak,
are found together at the peak
and the peak is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[141.5][pts] Just as, beggars, in peaked-roof buildings
all roof-beams converge at the peak,
incline towards the peak,
are found together at the peak
and the peak is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 142

Root

i. Seclusion

[142.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[142.2][pts] Just as, beggars, of root-scents,
black sandalwood[2] is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[142.3][pts] Just as, beggars, of root-scents,
black sandalwood is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[142.4][pts] Just as, beggars, of root-scents,
black sandalwood is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[142.5][pts] Just as, beggars, of root-scents,
black sandalwood is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 143

Heart-wood

i. Seclusion

[143.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[143.2][pts] Just as, beggars, of heartwood scents,
the scent of the red sandalwood
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[143.3][pts] Just as, beggars, of heartwood scents,
the scent of the red sandalwood
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[143.4][pts] Just as, beggars, of heartwood scents,
the scent of the red sandalwood
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[143.5][pts] Just as, beggars, of heartwood scents,
the scent of the red sandalwood
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 144

Jasmine

i. Seclusion

[144.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[144.2][pts] Just as, beggars, of flower scents,
the scent of the jasmine flower
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[144.3][pts] Just as, beggars, of flower scents,
the scent of the jasmine flower
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[144.4][pts] Just as, beggars, of flower scents,
the scent of the jasmine flower
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[144.5][pts] Just as, beggars, of flower scents,
the scent of the jasmine flower
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 145

Kings

i. Seclusion

[145.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[145.2][pts] Just as, beggars, all paper-kings[3]
are subject to a Wheel-turning king,
and of kings, the Wheel-turning king
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[145.3][pts] Just as, beggars, all paper-kings
are subject to a Wheel-turning king,
and of kings, the Wheel-turning king
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[145.4][pts] Just as, beggars, all paper-kings
are subject to a Wheel-turning king,
and of kings, the Wheel-turning king
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[145.5][pts] Just as, beggars, all paper-kings
are subject to a Wheel-turning king,
and of kings, the Wheel-turning king
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 146

Moon

i. Seclusion

[146.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[146.2][pts] Just as, beggars, the light of whatever starry bodies there are
is not a sixteenth part
of the light of the moon,
and the light of the moon
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[146.3][pts] Just as, beggars, the light of whatever starry bodies there are
is not a sixteenth part
of the light of the moon,
and the light of the moon
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[146.4][pts] Just as, beggars, the light of whatever starry bodies there are
is not a sixteenth part
of the light of the moon,
and the light of the moon
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[146.5][pts] Just as, beggars, the light of whatever starry bodies there are
is not a sixteenth part
of the light of the moon,
and the light of the moon
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 147

Sun

i. Seclusion

[147.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[147.2][pts] Just as, beggars, in the clear,
cloudless days of autumn
the sun rising up in the darkness of space
shines forth,
blazes up,
and lights the sky,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[147.3][pts] Just as, beggars, in the clear,
cloudless days of autumn
the sun rising up in the darkness of space
shines forth,
blazes up,
and lights the sky,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[147.4][pts] Just as, beggars, in the clear,
cloudless days of autumn
the sun rising up in the darkness of space
shines forth,
blazes up,
and lights the sky,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[147.5][pts] Just as, beggars, in the clear,
cloudless days of autumn
the sun rising up in the darkness of space
shines forth,
blazes up,
and lights the sky,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


 

Sutta 148

Cloth

i. Seclusion

[148.1][pts][bodh] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time, The Lucky Man, Sāvatthī-town, residing.

There then, to the beggars gathered round, he said:

"Beggars!"|| ||

And upon their responding: "Bhante!"
the Lucky Man said:

[148.2][pts] Just as, beggars, of whatever woven cloths there are,
the cloth of Kasi-town
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high principles,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high talk,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high lifestyle,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high self-control,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high mind,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up;

brings into being high serenity,
seated on seclusion,
seated on dispassion,
seated on ending,
that culminates in giving up.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

ii. Ending in Restraint of Passion

[148.3][pts] Just as, beggars, of whatever woven cloths there are,
the cloth of Kasi-town
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Herein a monk brings into being high view,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high principles,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high talk,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high lifestyle,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high self-control,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high mind,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion;

brings into being high serenity,
which concludes in the disciplining of lust,
which concludes in the disciplining of hatred,
which concludes in the disciplining of illusion.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iii. Ending in the Deathless

[148.4][pts] Just as, beggars, of whatever woven cloths there are,
the cloth of Kasi-town
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high principles,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high talk,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high lifestyle,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high self-control,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high mind,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless;

brings into being high serenity,
tied to the deathless,
aimed at the deathless,
concluding in the deathless.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 

§

 

iv. Ending in Nibbāna

[148.5][pts] Just as, beggars, of whatever woven cloths there are,
the cloth of Kasi-town
is declared the topmost,
in the same way, beggars,
all skillful things
are rooted in caution,
converge in caution,
and caution is the thing declared the topmost.

Of the beggar who is careful, beggars,
the resulting expectation is
that he will make to be,
will make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way.

And how, beggars, does a careful beggar
make to be,
make a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensional High Way?

Here, beggars, a beggar brings into being high view,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high principles,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high talk,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high lifestyle,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high self-control,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high mind,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna;

brings into being high serenity,
converging with Nibbāna,
flowing to Nibbāna,
bent on Nibbāna.

This is how, beggars, a careful beggar
brings into being,
makes a big thing of
the Aristocratic Multi-dimensinal High way.

 


[1] Jaṅgalāṇam. Gangly, leg-wise.

[2] Anusāri. PED: "a kind of dark, fragrant sandal wood" Vin. Texts II.51; Vin I.203; S III.156 = V.44 = A V.22. Bhk. Bodhi translates 'orris'. Which OED describes: The rhizome of three species of Iris (I. florentina, I. germanica, I. pallida), which has a fragrant odour like that of violets; it is used powdered as a perfume and in medicine. Orris-root oil, oil of orris-root, a crystalline oil of pearly lustre obtained from orris-root; also, in commerce, a solid crystallizable substance distilled from orris-root. In the next section the term used and translated as sandalwood is candana. I have personally used black sandalwood and it is definately considered the tops.

[3] Kuṭṭarājāno. Both Woodward and Bhk. Bodhi translate 'petty princes' which is the term in common use. Alternatively Woodward suggests the reading 'kuḍḍa' and translates: 'wattle-and-daub king'. Here there seems little sense in be-littling the kings involved as the greater their stature, the greater the stature of the Wheel-turning King and the greater the stature of the Wheel-turning king, the greater stature implied for the importance of caution. Someone's politics may have been involved in the editing here. A Wheel-turning King is really what we understand to be an Emperor, a King of Kings.


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