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Academic Sutta NameNotes PSA PlaeVaggaNikayaPTSKeywords
A.10_070 Dutiya Vatthukatha Sutta Some monks are engaging in aimless talk of kings, robbers, ministers, armies, panic, battle, food, drink, clothes, beds, flowers, garlands, perfumes, relatives, vehicles, villages, townships, cities, districts, women, champions, streets, gossip, ghost-stories, desultatory talk, fables about land and sea, prosperity and decay. The Buddha taught that types of conversation by monks are praisewothy: 1.one who wants little and talks on wanting little [appiccha]; 2. one who is contented and talks on contentment [santu.t.thi]; 3. one who is loves seclusion and talks on seclusion [paviveka]; 4.one who loves solitude and talks on solitude [asa.msagga]; 5. one who strives energetically and talks on energetic striving [viriya]; 6. one who is self-disciplined and talks on self-discipline [siila]; 7. one who has attained concentration and talks on concentration [samaadhi]; 8. one who has attained wisdom and talks on wisdom [pa~n~naa]; 9. one who is has attained liberation and talks on liberation [vimutti], and; 10. one who is has attained seeing and knowing of liberation and talks on seeing and knowing of liberation [vimutti~naa.nadassana]. 38/220 Dasaka Nipaata, Dutiya Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.i.


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