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AN.VII.27 Haani Sutta The following seven traits are for the decline of laymen [upaasaka]: 1. omitting to visit monks; 2. omitting to hear Dhamma teachings; 3. omitting to study the higher discipline [adhisiila]; 4. omitting to be inspired to faith by monks already ordained for a short, medium or long time; 5. finding fault with the Dhamma teachings; 6. making merit with monastics outside Buddhism, and; 7. showing respect towards monastics of other religions. However the absence of these traits is for the non-decline of laymen. 37/080 Sattaka Nipaata, Pa.thamapa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.iv.


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