XXI. Karajakāya Vagga
The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
X. The Book of the Tens
XXI. The Deed-Born Body
Female Lay Follower
Translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi.
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(1) She destroys life ... and (10) holds wrong view.
Possessing these ten qualities, a female lay follower is deposited in hell as if brought there.
"Bhikkhus, possessing ten qualities, a female lay follower is deposited in heaven as if brought there.
What ten? (1) She abstains from the destruction of life ... and (10) holds right view.
Possessing these ten qualities, a female lay follower is deposited in heaven as if brought there."