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It.039 Desanaa Sutta There are, bhikkhus, two successive Dhamma teachings of the Tathagata, the Arahant, the Fully Enlightened One. What are the two? 'See evil as evil' -this is the first Dhamma-teaching. 'Having seen evil as evil, be rid of it, be detached from it, be freed from it' -this is the second Dhamma-teaching. These, bhikkhus, are the two successive Dhamma-teachings of the Tathagata. . . Regard the ordered words he spoke, The Tathagata, the Awakened One, Compassionate for all beings, And the two things he proclaimed: "See what is evil" is one, The other "Be detached from it." With a mind become detached from evil You will make an end of suffering. 45/280 Itivuttaka Khuddhaka It.033 dhamma teaching


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