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Saɱyutta Nikāya
5. Mahā-Vagga
45. Magga Saɱyutta
3. Micchatta Vagga

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
The Great Book,
Chapter I (45): Connected Discourses on the Path
3: Wrongness

Sutta 22

Akusala-Dhamma Suttaɱ

Unwholesome States

Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi

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[1][pts] At Sāvatthī.

"Bhikkhus, I will teach you unwholesome states and wholesome states.

Listen to that. ...

"And what, bhikkhus, are unwholesome states?

They are: wrong view ... wrong concentration.

These are called unwholesome states.

"And what, bhikkhus, are wholesome states?

They are: right view ... right concentration.

These are called wholesome states."

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