II. Nātha Vagga
The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
X. The Book of the Tens
Worthy of Gifts
Translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi.
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The Tathāgata, the Arahant, the Perfectly Enlightened One;
the one liberated in both respects,
the one liberated by wisdom,
the one attained to view,
the one liberated by faith,
and the clan-joiner.
These ten persons are worthy of gifts, worthy of hospitality, worthy of offerings, worthy of reverential salutation, an unsurpassed field of merit for the world."