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Aṅguttara-Nikāya
II. Dukanipāta
IX. Dhamma Vagga

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
or
More-Numbered Suttas

II. The Book of the Twos
IX. Conditions[134]

Suttas 86-96

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

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Sutta 86

[86.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Emancipation of heart
and emancipation of insight.

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 87

[87.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Energy and one-pointedness.[135]

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 88

[88.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Name and form.

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 89

[89.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Knowledge and release.

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 90

[90.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

The view of becoming
and that of non-becoming.[136]

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 91

[91.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Shamelessness and disregard of sin.

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 92

[92.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Shame and fear of sin.

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 93

[93.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Stubbornness
and friendship with the bad.

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 94

[94.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Suavity
and friendship with the lovely.

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 95

[95.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Skill in knowledge of the elements[137]
and skill in paying attention.

These are the two."

 


 

Sutta 96

[96.1][olds] "Monks, there are these two conditions.

What two?

Skill in knowing offences
and rehabilitation from them.'

These are the two."

 


[134] Cf. the list at Dialog. iii, 205; Expos. ii, 499 ff.

[135] Paggāha (= viriyaṅ) avikkhepo = citt'ekaggataṅ. Comy.

[136] Eternalism and annihilationism.

[137] Dhātu-kusalatā = aṭṭhārasa-dhātuyo dhātū ti jānanaṅ. Comy. Cf. D. iii, 212; Dial. iii, 205 n


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