Anguttara Nikaya


 

A'nguttara Nikaaya
4. Catukka Nipaata
IV. Cakka Vagga

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
IV. The Book of the Fours
IV. The Wheel

Sutta 31

Cakka Sutta.m

The Wheel

Translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

© 2012 Bhikkhu Bodhi
Published by
Wisdom Publications
Boston, MA 02115

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
Based on a work at http://www.wisdompubs.org/book/numerical-discourses-buddha
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.wisdompubs.org/terms-use.

 


[32] [419]

[1][pts] "Bhikkhus, there are these four wheels.

When these four wheels turn, those devas and humans who possess them soon attain greatness and abundance of wealth.

What four?

Dwelling in a suitable locality, relying on good persons, right resolution, and merits done in the past.

These are the four wheels.

When these four wheels turn, those devas and humans who possess them soon attain greatness and abundance of wealth."

When a person dwells in a suitable locality
and makes friends with the noble ones,
when he has formed right resolutions,
and done deeds of merit in the past,
grain, riches, fame, and reputation,
along with happiness accrue to him.


Contact:
E-mail
Copyright Statement   Webmaster's Page