What is Sātheyya?

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canadianbuddhist
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What is Sātheyya?

Post by canadianbuddhist » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:05 pm

Can someone tell me what is Sātheyya? is it double-dealing? let me also know the references.
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santa100
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Re: What is Sātheyya?

Post by santa100 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:22 pm

Satheyya/fraud or treachery is one of the 16 CittasUpakkilesa/Defilements of the mind mentioned in MN 3. Ven. Bodhi in his online lecture series on the Middle Length Discourses ( https://bodhimonastery.org/an-extended- ... ikaya.html ) explained it as exploiting other's trust and then betray them; or pretending with unwholesome intent;

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