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AN.VII.13 Kula Sutta Having not before visited a certain family, a monk should not do so or if he has to do so, should not sit down if the family exhibit the following seven forms of reluctance: 1. reluctance to offer hospitality; 2. reluctance to offer respect; 3. reluctance to prepare a sitting place; 4. hiding away their possessions; 5. offering little when they possess much; 6. offering coarse things when they possess fine ones, and; 7. giving without respect, not giving with respect.
However, having never before visited a family, a monk should do so, and if he has already done so should be seated if the family exhibit the following seven sorts of wholeheartedness: 1. wholehearted hospitality; 2. wholehearted respect; 3. wholeheartedly preparing a place to sit; 4. not hiding away what they have; 5. giving much when they have much; 6. giving refined things when they have them, and; 7. making offerings with respect, not lacking respect.
37/021 Sattaka Nipaata, Pa.thamapa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.iv.


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