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It.110 Cara Sutta Bhikkhus, if while walking a sensual thought or a thought of ill will or an aggressive thought arises in a bhikkhu, and if he tolerates it and does not reject it, does not dispel it and get rid of it and bring it to an end, that bhikkhu who in such a manner is lacking in ardour and unafraid of wrongdoing is called constantly lazy and indolent. If while standing . . . If while sitting . . . If while lying down a sensual thought or a thought of ill will or an aggressive thought arises in a bhikkhu, and if he tolerates it and does not reject it . . . that bhikkhu is called constantly lazy and indolent. "But if while walking . . . standing . . . sitting . . . lying down a sensual thought or a thought of ill will or an aggressive thought arises in a bhikkhu and he does not tolerate it, but rejects it, dispels it, gets rid of it and brings it to an end, that bhikkhu who in such a manner is ardent and afraid of wrongdoing is called constantly energetic and resolute." Whether walking or standing, Sitting or lying down Whoever thinks such thoughts That are evil and worldly - He is following a wrong path, Infatuated with delusive things. Such a bhikkhu cannot reach Enlightenment which is supreme. Whether walking or standing, Sitting or lying down, Whoever overcomes these thoughts, Delighting in the quelling of thoughts - Such a bhikkhu is able to reach Enlightenment which is supreme. 45/699 Itivuttaka Khuddhaka It.115 mindfulness


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