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Anguttara Nikāya
Pañcaka Nipāta
15. Tikaṇḍaki Vaggo

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
The Book of the Fives

Chapter XV: Three-thorn Grove

Sutta 147

Asappurisa-Dāna Suttaṃ

Not a Good Man's Gifts

Translated by E. M. Hare

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[1][olds] Thus have I heard:

Once the Exalted One dwelt near Sāvatthī;
and there he addressed the monks, saying:

'Monks.'

'Yes, lord,' they replied;
and the Exalted One said:

'Monks, these five are not a good man's gifts.

What five?

He[1] gives without deference;
gives without thinking;
gives not with his own hand;
gives orts;
he gives holding no views as to the future.[2]

Verily, monks, these five are not a good man's gifts.'

 


 

'Monks, these five are a good man's gifts.

What five?

He gives with deference;
gives with thoutht;
gives with his own hand;
gives non-orts;
gives holding views as to the future.

Verily, monks, these five are a good man's gifts.'

 


[1] Cf. A. iv, 392.

[2] Comy. on the opposite: he gives believing in deed (kamma: karma) and result. Cf. below VI, Ī 92.


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