|Academic||Sutta Name||Notes||PSA Plae||Vagga||Nikaya||PTS||Keywords|
|A.10_044||Kusinaaraa Sutta||A monk who desires to admonish another must first investigate five conditions in himself and set himself another five conditions. He must investigate the following conditions in himself: 1. purity of body: 2. purity of speech: 3. freedom from malicious intention: 4. having heard many teachings: 5. having committed the monastic discipline and the teachings to memory. |
Furthermore his criticism must possess the five factors of artful speech: 1. to be said at the appropriate time: 2. to be true: 3. to be politely said: 4. to be beneficial: 5. to be said with compassionate intention.
|38/143||Dasaka Nipaata, Pa.thama Pa.n.naasaka||A"nguttara||A.i.|