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AN.VII.63 Nagara Sutta Seven virtues which allow disciples of the Buddha to relinguish unwholesomeness while cultivating wholesomeness can be compared to seven forms of battlement a king uses to protect his citadel and for the convenience of acquiring the four requisites, namely: 1. faith [saddha] can becompared to unshakeable pillars; 2. shame of evil [hiri] can be compared to a moat; 3. fear of the consequences of evil [ottappa] can be compared to a boundary road; 4. having heard many (teachings) [bahusuta] can be compared to a large armoury of weapons; 5. striving can be compared to a large body of troops; 6. mindfulness can be compared to a gatekeeper, and; 7. wisdom can be compared to high ramparts. 37/223 Sattaka Nipaata, Unallocated Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.iv.


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