AN 8.40 Apāya­saṃvattanika [Duccarita­vipāka]. Conducive.

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AN 8.40 Apāya­saṃvattanika [Duccarita­vipāka]. Conducive.

Post by mikenz66 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 9:09 pm

AN 8.40 Apāya­saṃvattanika [Duccarita­vipāka]. Conducive.
Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi

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(1) “Bhikkhus, the destruction of life, repeatedly pursued, developed, and cultivated, is conducive to hell, to the animal realm, and to the sphere of afflicted spirits; for one reborn as a human being the destruction of life at minimum conduces to a short life span.

(2) “Taking what is not given, repeatedly pursued, developed, and cultivated, is conducive to hell, to the animal realm, and to the sphere of afflicted spirits; for one reborn as a human being taking what is not given at minimum conduces to loss of wealth.

(3) “Sexual misconduct, repeatedly pursued, developed, and cultivated, is conducive to hell, to the animal realm, and to the sphere of afflicted spirits; for one reborn as a human being sexual misconduct at minimum conduces to enmity and rivalry.

(4) “False speech, repeatedly pursued, developed, and cultivated, is conducive to hell, to the animal realm, and to the sphere of afflicted spirits; for one reborn as a human being false speech at minimum conduces to false accusations.

(5) “Divisive speech, repeatedly pursued, developed, and cultivated, is conducive to hell, to the animal realm, and to the sphere of afflicted spirits; for one reborn as a human being divisive speech at minimum conduces to being divided from one’s friends.

(6) “Harsh speech, repeatedly pursued, developed, and cultivated, is conducive to hell, to the animal realm, and to the sphere of afflicted spirits; for one reborn as a human being harsh speech at minimum conduces to disagreeable sounds.

(7) “Idle chatter, repeatedly pursued, developed, and cultivated, is conducive to hell, to the animal realm, and to the sphere of afflicted spirits; for one reborn as a human being idle chatter at minimum conduces to others distrusting one’s words.

(8) “Drinking liquor and wine, repeatedly pursued, developed, and cultivated, is conducive to hell, to the animal realm, and to the sphere of afflicted spirits; for one reborn as a human being drinking liquor and wine at minimum conduces to madness.”

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Re: AN 8.40 Apāya­saṃvattanika [Duccarita­vipāka]. Conducive.

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Re: AN 8.40 Apāya­saṃvattanika [Duccarita­vipāka]. Conducive.

Post by mikenz66 » Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:36 am

Note that this sutta is sometimes referred to as the Sabbalahusa Sutta. Thanks to Bhikkhu Pesala for pointing out the various namings.

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