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A.10_159 Orima Sutta The Buddha teaches the assembled monks what constitutes the near shore and what constitutes the far shore: 1. killing (paa.naatipaataa) is the near shore but abstaining from killing (paa.naatipaataa) is the far shore; 2. stealing (adinnaadaanaa) is the near shore but abstaining from stealing (adinnaadaanaa) is the far shore; 3. adultery (kaamesumicchaacaaraa) is the near shore but abstaining from adultery (kaamesumicchaacaaraa) is the far shore; 4. telling lies (musaavaadaa) is the near shore but abstaining from telling lies (musaavaadaa) is the far shore; 5. malicious gossip (pisu.naayavaacaaya) is the near shore but abstaining from malicious gossip (pisu.naayavaacaaya) is the far shore; 6. harsh speech (pharusaayavaacaaya) is the near shore but abstaining from harsh speech (pharusaayavaacaaya) is the far shore; 7. idle chatter (samphappalaapaa) is the near shore but abstaining from idle chatter (samphappalaapaa) is the far shore; 8. covetousness (abhijjhaa) is the near shore but abstaining from covetousness (abhijjhaa) is the far shore; 9. illwill (byaapada) is the near shore but abstaining from illwill (byaapada) is the far shore, and; 10. false view (micchaadi.t.thi) is the near shore but right view (sammaa di.t.thi) is the far shore.
Considerable unwholesomeness will arise because of Wrong Practice, but considerable wholesomeness will arise because of Right Practice. Few are the mortal men who have reached the far shore . . . but crowded is the near shore where people run up and down .
38/412 Dasaka Nipaata, Catuttha Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.i.


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