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It.081 Sakkaara Sutta Bhikkhus, I have seen beings, overwhelmed and with minds obsessed by receiving homage, upon the perishing of the body after death be reborn in a state of misery, a bad bourn, a state of ruin, hell. I have seen beings, overwhelmed and with minds obsessed by not receiving homage. . . by both receiving homage and (later) not receiving homage, upon the perishing of the body after death be reborn in a state of misery, a bad bourn, a state of ruin, hell. "I say this, bhikkhus, without having learned it from another recluse or brahmin . . It is just because I myself have known it, seen it and observed it, that I say: I have seen beings, overwhelmed and with minds obsessed by receiving homage . . after death be reborn in . . . hell." He is one who lives diligently With concentration undisturbed, Both when homage is paid to him And when he receives no homage. Meditating continuously, gifted With subtle view and insight, Enjoying the destruction of grasping - They call such a one a "true man." 45/491 Itivuttaka Khuddhaka It.073 homage


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