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A.10_054 Samadha Sutta Monks still unable to read the minds of others should take the following attitude to their training: Just as young people who wish to see themselves clearly in the mirror will not rest until they have polished the mirror clean, a monk should not rest from his practice until he has freed his mind of all: 1. abhijjha; 2. illwill (byapada); 3. sloth and torpor (thinamiddha); 4. absent mindedness; 5. doubt; 6. anger; 7. sraomong; 8. garn prarop an reng kla; 9. laziness, and; 10. lack of concentration.
They should know the value for cultivating wholesomeness, content themselves with diligence, like a person with his clothes or head on fire would learn to extinguish the flames, establish himself in wholesomeness for the extinguishing of those defilements. If a monk has developed samatha but not vipassanaa, he should go on to develop both. Monks should distinguish between requisites (robes, almsfood, accommodation, locality, region and people/company) which lead to an advancing of virtue and those which lead to a waning. Those which l ead to a waning of virtue should be avoided.
38/176 Dasaka Nipaata, Dutiya Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.i.

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