Aṅguttara Nikāya


Aṅguttara Nikāya
IV. Catukka Nipāta
II. Cara Vagga

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
IV. The Book of the Fours
II. Walking

Sutta 18

Nāgati Suttaɱ

Wrong Courses (2)

Translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

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[1][pts] "Bhikkhus, there are these four ways of not taking a wrong course.

What four?

One does not take a wrong course because of desire, because of hatred, because of delusion, or because of fear.

These are the four ways of not taking a wrong course."

If one does not transgress the Dhamma
through desire, hate, fear, or delusion,
one's fame becomes full like the moon
in the bright fortnight.

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