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AN.IV.111 Kesii Sutta Comparison of training horses with the way the Buddha trains his disciples:
1. Just as some horses are taught gently -- in the same way, the Buddha teaches some disciples gently by teaching the meaning of good behaviour and the wholesome fruits of such good behaviour;
2. Just as some horses are taught sternly -- in the same way the Buddha teaches some disciples sternly by teaching the meaning of evil and the unwholesome retribution of such evil behaviour;
3. Just as some horses are taught by a combination of gentle and stern means -- in the same way the Buddha teaches some disciples by a combination of gentle an stern means -- both by teaching wholesome action and its wholesome result and by teaching unwholesome action and its unwholesome result, and;
4. Just as horses that cannot be trained by the first three methods must be slaughtered -- disciples which cannot be trained by the first three methods will not receive further teachings either from the Buddha or by their fellow monks. 
35/298 Catukanipaata Tatiya Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.ii.112ff.


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