Sutta Name Nikaya Vagga Academic PTS PSA Plae Keywords Notes
Sama.namu.n.dika | Sam.nama.n.dikaa Majjhima Majjhimapa.n.naasa, Paribbaajaka Vagga MN.078 M.ii.022-9 20/604 innocence Uggahamana teaches Pancakanga that the triumphant recluse is one who does, says and things no evil, and earns his living in no evil way. When this definition is reported to the Buddha he says that by this definition a tiny babe on its back would make a good recluse. No, says the Buddha, a triumphant recluse is one who is an adept of the Noble Eightfold Path and in utter knowledge and utter deliverance and he goes on to describe such a recluse in detail.

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