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Academic Sutta NameNotes PSA PlaeVaggaNikayaPTSKeywords
A.10_035 Nissaya Sutta Only monks with the following ten qualities should be allowed to give dependence (nissaya) to others: 1. monks who are self-disciplined, keep to the patimokkha, have conduct and appropriate placement, see danger even in the smallest things and who shows intention to follow all the rules of training; 2. has heard many teachings, memorizes teachings, collects memorized teachings, chants teachings by heart, has insight by view into the teachings in the beginning, the middle and the ending, announces the the purity of his brahma-faring both in spirit and in letter; 3. can memorize the patimokkha and discern and apply it; 4. who has the ability to tend to ill monks or have others tend to ill monks; 5. who can overcome or have others overcome the discouragement of the newly ordained monk; 6. who can overcome any legitimate irritation; 7. who can overcome any legitimate false views that arise; 8. who can initiate others into higher self-discipline (adhisiila); 9. who can initiate others into higher meditation (adhicitta), and; 10. who can initiate others into higher wisdom. 38/134 Dasaka Nipaata, Pa.thama Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.i.

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