Aïguttara Nikàya
012. Andhakavindavaggo Ý In Andhakavinda

1. Kulåpakasuttaü Ý Frequenting a family

012.01. Bhikkhus, endowed with five things the bhikkhu frequenting a family becomes disagreeable to the family members, unwelcome, not reverential and undeveloped. What five?

He becomes an inmate not aquainted, he thinks of a personal creator, he frequents the wise, he whispers and begs too much. Bhikkhus, endowed with these five things the bhikkhu frequenting a family becomes disagreeable to the family members, unwelcome, not reverential and undeveloped.

Bhikkhus, endowed with five things the bhikkhu frequenting a family becomes agreeable to the family members, welcome, reverential and developed. What five?

He is not an unaquainted inmate, he does not think of a personal creator, does not frequent the wise, does not whisper and he does not beg too much. Bhikkhus, endowed with these five things the bhikkhu frequenting a family becomes agreeable to the family members, welcome, reverential and developed.

2. Pacchàsamaõasuttaü Ý An accompanying recluse

012.02. Bhikkhus, a bhikkhu endowed with five things should not be taken as the accompanying bhikkhu. What five?

He walks either too fast or too slowly, does not take the bowl and other material. Does not stop the conversation when it comes close to ecclesiastical offences. Interrupts the one who is talking, is not wise, is dull, deaf and dumb. Bhikkhus, a bhikkhu endowed with these five things should not be taken as the accompanying bhikkhu.

Bhikkhus, a bhikkhu endowed with five things should be taken as the accompanying bhikkhu. What five?

He neither walks too fast nor too slowly, takes the bowl and other material. Stops the conversation when it comes close to ecclesiastical offences. He does not interrupt the one who is talking, is wise, not dull, not deaf or dumb. Bhikkhus, a bhikkhu endowed with these five things should be taken as the accompanying bhikkhu.

3. Sammàsamàdhisuttaü Ý Right concentration

012.03. Bhikkhus, it is not possible for the bhikkhu endowed with five things to abide in right concentration. What five?

Here, bhikkhus, the bhikkhu is not patient to forms, sounds, smells, tastes and touches. Bhikk hus, it is not possible for the bhikkhu endowed with these five things to abide in right concentration.

Bhikkhus, it is possible for the bhikkhu endowed with five things to abide in right concentration. What five?

Here, bhikkhus, the bhikkhu is patient to forms, sounds, smells, tastes and touches. Bhikkhus, it is possible for the bhikkhu endowed with these five things to abide in right concentration.

4. Andhakavindasuttaü Ý At Andhakavinda

012.04. At one time The Blessed One lived in Andhakavinda. Then venerable ânanda approached The Blessed One, worshipped and sat on a side and The Blessed One said to him:

ânanda, the novice bhikkhus, who have come to the dispensation of the Teaching recently should be incited, admonished and established in five things. What five?

Come! Friends, be virtuous abide restrained in the higher code of rules, develop the right conduct, seeing fear in the slightest fault. Thus they should be incited, admonished and established in the higher code of rules.

Come! Friends, abide protecting the doors of mental contact, with mindfulness that is clever and continuous Thus they should be incited, admonished and established to protect the doors of mental contact.

Come! Friends, speak less, limiting your words. Thus they should be incited, admonished and established in the limitation of words.

Come! Friends, abide in forests. Abound forest dwellings and jungle paths. Thus they should be incited, admonished and established in the seclusions of the body.

Come! Friends, rectify your view, be endowed with right view. Thus they should be incited, admonished and established in the right vision.

ânanda, the novice bhikkhus, who have come to the dispensation of the Teaching recently should be incited, admonished and established in these five things.

5. Maccharinãsuttaü Ý The selfish bhikkhuni

012.05. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in hell as though led and lain there. What five?

She is miserly for dwellings, for families, for gains, for beauty and for the Teaching.

Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in hell as though led and lain there.

Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there. What five?

She is not miserly for dwellings, for families, for gains, for beauty and for the Teaching.

Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there.

6. Vaõõàsuttaü Ý Praising

012.06. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in hell as though led and lain there. What five?

Without thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom praises that which should not be praised;and depreciates that which should be appreciated. Establishes faith, in which faith should not be established and does not establish faith in which faith should be established and depreciats something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in hell as though led and lain there.

Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there. What five?

Thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom praises that which should be praised and depreciates that which should be depreciated. Establishes faith, in which faith should be established and does not establish faith in which faith should not be established and appreciates something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there.

7. Issukinãsuttaü Ý The selfish bhikkhuni

012.07. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in hell as though led and lain there. What five?

Without thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom praises that which should not be praised;and depreciates that which should be appreciated. Is selfish and miserly and depreciates something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in hell as though led and lain there.

Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there. What five?

Thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom praises that which should be praised and appreciates that which should be appreciated. Establishes faith, in which faith should be established and does not establish faith in which faith should not be established and is not selfish and miserly and appreciates something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there.

8. Micchàdiññhikasuttaü Ý Bhikkhuni with wrong view

012.08. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in hell as though led and lain there. What five?

Without thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom, praises that which should not be praised;and depreciates that which should be appreciated. Is with wrong view and wrong thoughts and depreciats something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in hell as though led and lain there.

Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there. What five?

Thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom, praises that which should be praised and appreciates that which should be appreciated. Establishes faith, in which faith should be established and does not establish faith in which faith should not be established and has right view and right thoughts and appreciates something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there.

9. Micchàvàcàsuttaü Ý Bhikkhuni with wrong speech

012.09. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in hell as though led and lain there. What five?

Without thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom praises that which should not be praised;and depreciates that which should be appreciated. Has wrong speech and wrong actions and depreciats something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in hell as though led and lain there.

Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there. What five?

Thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom praises that which should be praised and appreciates that which should be appreciated. Establishes faith, in which faith should be established and does not establish faith in which faith should not be established and has right speech and right actions and appreciates something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there.

10. Micchàvàyàmasuttaü Ý The bhikkhuni with wrong effort

012.10. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in hell as though led and lain there. What five?

Without thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom praises that which should not be praised; and depreciates that which should be appreciated. Has wrong effort and wrong mindfulness and depreciates something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in hell as though led and lain there.

Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there. What five?

Thoroughly knowing and scrutinizing the fathom praises that which should be praised and appreciates that which should be appreciated. Establishes faith, in which faith should be established and does not establish faith in which faith should not be established and has right effort and right mindfulness and appreciates something given out of faith. Bhikkhus, the bhikkhuni endowed with these five things, is in heaven as though led and lain there.