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Aṅguttara Nikāya
VIII. Aṭṭhaka Nipāta
IV. Dāna Vagga

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
The Book of the Eights
IV: On Giving

Sutta 32

Dutiya Dāna Suttaɱ

On giving (b)

Translated from the Pali by E.M. Hare.

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Faith, modesty[1] and faultless giving -
These are the things wise men pursue.
This is the way[2] divine, they say,
The high-way to the deva-world.[3]


[1] Hiriyaɱ, a rare form of hiri.

[2] Magga.

[3] Quoted at Kvu 341; trsl. 199; Expositor 217; Vv.A. 194.

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