Aïguttara Nikàya
2
. Dukanipàta

12. Aayàcanàvaggo

131. Bhikkhus, a bhikkhu aspiring out of faith, should rightfully aspire, `May I be one like Sàriputta or Moggallàna. ' Bhikkhus, they are beyond compare in the midst of my disciple bhikkhus.

132. Bhikkhus, a bhikkhuni aspiring out of faith, should rightfully aspire, `May I be one like bhikkhuni Khema or bhikkhuni Uppalavaõõa. ' Bhikkhus, they are beyond compare in the midst of my disciple bhikkhunis.

133. Bhikkhus, a male lay disciple aspiring out of faith, should rightfully aspire, `May I be one like the householder Citta or the householder Hatthaka of Alavaka. ' Bhikkhus, they are beyond compare in the midst of my male lay disciples.

134. Bhikkhus, a female lay disciple aspiring out of faith, should rightfully aspire, `May I be one like Khujjuttara or Velukaõtaki Nandamata' Bhikkhus, they are beyond compare in the midst of my female lay disciples.

135. Bhikkhus, the not learned foolish man doing these two things destroys himself, becomes blameable and blamed by the wise, accures much demerit. What are the two things? Without inquiring and without penetrating to see the depths, he praises that which should not be praised and depreciates that which should be praised. Bhikkhus, the learned Great Man doing these two things does not destroy himself, does not become blameable and not blamed by the wise, accures much merit. What are the two things? Inquiring and penetrating to see the depths, he praises that which should be praised and depreciates that which should be depreciated.

136. Bhikkhus, the not learned foolish man doing these two things destroys himself, becomes blameable and blamed by the wise, accures much demerit. What are the two things? Without inquiring and without penetrating to see the depths, he does not place faith in that which faith should be placed and places faith in that which faith should not be be placed. Bhikkhus, the learned Great Man doing these two things does not destroy himself, does not become blameable and not blamed by the wise, accures much merit. What are the two things? Inquiring and penetrating to see the depths, he does not place faith in that which faith should not be placed and places faith in that which faith should be placeded.

137. Bhikkhus, on account of the wrong behaviour towards two, the not learned foolish man destroys himself, becomes blameable and blamed by the wise, accures much demerit. Who are the two? They are mother and father.

Bhikkhus, on account of the right behaviour towards two, the learned Great Man does not destroy himself, does not become blameable and praised by the wise, accures much merit. Who are the two? They are mother and father.

138. Bhikkhus, on account of the wrong behaviour towards two, the not learned foolish man destroys himself, becomes blameable and blamed by the wise, accures much demerit. Who are the two? They are the Thus Gone One and the Thus One One's disciples.

Bhikkhus, on account of the right behaviour towards two, the learned Great Man does not destroy himself, does not become blameable and praised by the wise, accures much merit. Who are the two? They are the Thus Gone One and the Thus Gone One's disciples.

139. Bhikkhus, these are two things. What are the two? Cleansing the mind and not clinging to anything in the world.

140. Bhikkhus, these are two things. What are the two? Anger and bearing a grudge.

141. Bhikkhus, these are two things. What are the two? Appeasing anger and giving up bearing a grudge.