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Puggala-Paññatti
Dessignation of Human Types
Division of human Types by Four

§ 22

Translated from the Pali by Bimala Charan Law, M.A., B.L.

Ō The Pali Text Society

 


 

22. What sort of person is one estimating by and satisfied with the outward form?

Here a person having observed the height, the compass, the shape, and the finish of a material object, finds satisfaction in it. Such a person is one estimating, etc.

What sort of person is one estimating by and satisfied with other's words?

Here a person engenders faith on the basis of the praise, the adulation, the admiration, the encomiums of others, treating them as a standard of judgment. Such a person is one estimating by and esteeming other's words.

What sort of person is one estimating by and esteeming outward austerity?

Here a person having noticed the austere nature of the garments, or of begging bowls, or of beds and sheets, or [74] having observed manifold austerities, finds satisfaction in them, taking these austerities as a standard of judgment. Such a person is one estimating by and esteeming outward austerity.

What sort of person is one estimating by and esteeming that which is right?[1]

Here a person having noticed the practice of morality, or of meditation, or of insight, finds satisfaction therein, taking these practices as a standard of judgment. Such a person is one estimating by and esteeming that which is right.[2]

 


[1] Dhamma.

[2] Anguttara ii, 71.

 


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