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Aŋguttara Nikāya
4. Catukka Nipāta
VII. Pattakamma Vagga

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
The Book of the Fours Chapter VII: Deeds of Merit

Sutta 64

Niraya Suttaɱ

Purgatory[1]

Translated from the Pali by F. L. Woodward, M.A.

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[1] THUS have I heard:

On a certain occasion the Exalted One addressed the monks, saying:

'Monks.'

'Yes, lord,' replied those monks to the Exalted One.

The Exalted One said:

'Monks, possessed of four qualities one is put into purgatory according to his deserts.

What four?

He is one who takes life,
steals,
is a wrong-doer in sensual desires,
he is a liar.

These are the four qualities possessed of which one is put into purgatory according to his deserts.

To kill, to steal, to lie,-these three, and going
After another's wife the wise commend not.'[2]

 


[1] Cf. supra, I, Ī 10.

[2] From Sigālovāda, D. iii, 182; cf. KhpA. 143.


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